20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Switch

20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Switch

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A perfect place to begin and quite likely conclude for those interested in Motown's late-'70s funk band Switch. As you no doubt assume, 20th Century Masters collects all of the biggest hits from the group's three-year, four-album stint on the Gordy imprint. You get the laid-back sexy ballads "I Call Your Name," "I Wanna Be Closer," "Love Over and Over Again," and also the steamy funk grooves "There'll Never Be," "Best Beat in Town," "You Pulled a Switch." When you take a retrospective look at Switch's better moments like this it becomes evident that the group was at their best when they were able to integrate their grooves with their ballads, as they did on "There'll Never Be." That's pretty much what's here: a total of 11 songs with a funky bottom end to groove to and a sentimental top end to dim the lights to. And even if Switch did have some stellar album tracks, you probably don't need those. For most, 20th Century Masters should suffice as a fine one-stop collection.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/19/2001
Label: Motown
UPC: 0044001435621
catalogNumber: 014356
Rank: 7278


  1. There'll Never Be
  2. My Friend in the Sky
  3. Best Beat in Town
  4. Don't Take My Love Away
  5. I Wanna Be Closer
  6. You Pulled a Switch
  7. I Call Your Name
  8. Call on Me
  9. I Do Love You
  10. You and I
  11. Love Over and Over Again

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Switch   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Jermaine Jackson   Arranger,Producer,Executive Producer
Gregg Wright   Arranger,Producer
William Goldstein   Horn Arrangements,String Arrangements
Bewley Brothers   Producer
Bobby DeBarge   Arranger,Producer,Vocal Arrangements,Horn Arrangements,String Arrangements,rhythm arrangement
Clare Fischer   Horn Arrangements,String Arrangements
Berry Gordy   Executive Producer
Hazel Jackson   Executive Producer
Jody Sims   Producer
A. Scott Galloway   Liner Notes
Barry Levine   Inlay Design
Gregory Williams   Producer,Horn Arrangements
Bobby Holland   Liner Notes,Back Cover

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