Midnight Love

Marvin Gaye - Midnight Love
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Based on 2 reviews
1982 Ratings: #51 / 161
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1982 Ratings: #111
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We know how harsh Marvin Gaye's last years were. His final album (released during his lifetime) has a more commercial approach, it isn't lyrically deep as 'Here, My Dear' or philosophically important as 'What's Goin' On' for example, but still has his essence: smooth, passionate, funky, soulful... Some songs are made for dancing, like "Joy", "Rockin' After Midnight", while some are typical baby-making soundtracks, like "My Love Is Waiting" and "Sexual ... read more


Marvin adapts well to the new decade of music on 'Midnight Love'. His usual slinky and sultry tunes are enhanced by state-of-the-art studio technology and a simply more relaxed attitude. New wave synths play a part in making this sound fresh for him. Despite being heavily front-loaded and not bearing the importance of 'What's Going On' or the magnificence of 'I Want You', it's still a standout and high quality project from 1982.


Midnight Lady - 70
Sexual Healing - 100
Rockin' After Midnight - 85
'Til Tomorrow - 80
Turn On Some Music - 75
Third World Girl - 70
Joy - 80
My Love Is Waiting - 80

Destaques: Rockin' After Midnight e Sexual Healing

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Track List

  1. Midnight Lady
  2. Sexual Healing
  3. Rockin' After Midnight
  4. 'Til Tomorrow
  5. Turn On Some Music
  6. Third World Girl
  7. Joy
  8. My Love Is Waiting
  9. Rockin' After Midnight - Instrumental

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Added on: October 29, 2013