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Philadelphonic

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Download links and information about Philadelphonic by G. Love & Special Sauce. This album was released in 1999 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Rap, Rock, Blues Rock, Metal, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 15 tracks with total duration of 48:47 minutes.

Artist: G. Love & Special Sauce
Release date: 1999
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap, Rock, Blues Rock, Metal, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 15
Duration: 48:47
Buy on iTunes $9.99
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. No Turning Back 3:02
2. Dreamin' 3:53
3. Roaches 1:10
4. Rodeo Clowns 2:56
5. Numbers 4:23
6. Relax 4:15
7. Do It for Free 5:01
8. Honor and Harmony 3:36
9. Kick Drum 2:22
10. Friday Night (Hundred Dollar Bill) 4:09
11. Rock & Roll (Shouts Out Back to the Rappers) 3:16
12. Love 3:38
13. Around the World (Thank You) 1:27
14. Gimme Some Lovin' 2:23
15. Amazing 3:16

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The title of G. Love & Special Sauce's fourth album illustrates their desire to play up their Philadelphia roots, emphasizing classic Philly soul along with their blues-rap melange. Philadelphonic isn't entirely unsuccessful on that front, either. The group's laid-back, groove-oriented sound benefits from the sophisticated, sultry sound of Philly soul, as the single "Rodeo Clowns" illustrates. The problem is, G. Love & Special Sauce still winds up sacrificing songs for groove and feel. That wouldn't be so bad if Philadelphonic was simply a series of jams, but they continue to write material that feels like songs but never gels. They turn out to be vehicles for jams and half-hearted, muttered raps, neither of which provide hooks or memorable turns of phrase. That doesn't mean Philadelphonic doesn't sound good, since the group does have a way with a groove — it just never really rises above the level of a groove-jam album.