Word Up!

Cameo - Word Up!
Critic Score
Based on 1 review
User Score
Based on 20 ratings
Liked by 2 people
July 22, 1986 / Release Date
LP / Format
Funk / Genres
Tags
Sign In to rate and review
JohnnyB1965
80
Some days you just want to get funky.
Let me begin this review by thanking Owen Dennis, creator of the animated show Infinity Train, for including Word Up! in one of the episodes. This reminded me of the song's existence and how much I absolutely love it. As an aside, if you haven't watched Infinity Train, please do! It's an incredible show. (My current profile image is The Cat from the show!)

Moving onto the music, Cameo provide an absolutely funky album here that is just a bunch of fun. Of ... read more
Z.Younk
80
The explosive breakthrough to massive radio play, a timeless pop & electrofunk groove that really gets you funked up. This is Cameo at their peak, Larry Blackmon really lets loose, slipping into what would become his iconic vocal delivery henceforth. Mega-hits like Candy, Word Up, Back & Forth, not only still see heavy radio play and in film, but have all been sampled by hip-hop and become hits again.
Gaspurga87
67
El hit "Word Up!" y poco mas tiene este disco.
Purchasing Word Up! from Amazon helps support Album of the Year. Or consider a donation?
Contributions By
lemuriams


Added on: March 13, 2014