“Human” by The Human League (1986)

I remember at the height of “Human”‘s success, someone (I’m fairly sure it was Donnie Simpson on BET’s “Video Soul”, but I’m not 100% positive) remarking that it was the “hardest” sounding slow jam that he’d ever heard. That’s the truth. Slow jams were…well, soft. “Human” was sensitive, but the beat kicked. Producers Jimmy Jam… Read More “Human” by The Human League (1986)

“Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl)” by The Looking Glass (1972)

Yacht rock before the invention of yacht rock, “Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl)” was a song I heard often while growing up. Particularly during my teenage years, my grandmother had a tendency to blast music throughout the house we grew up in. If it wasn’t the Christian radio station, it was Lite FM, New York’s… Read More “Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl)” by The Looking Glass (1972)