Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie - Lionel Richie
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Based on 2 reviews
1982 Ratings: #30 / 158
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Based on 14 ratings
1982 Ratings: #191
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{SJO 14}

Do people like Lionel Richie? I'm still confused if people found him cool or not…. Like I always assumed he was kinda like a punchline musician. Like look at this cover, he's wearing a SWEATER! HA HAHAHA!

On his debut album Lionel tries to do two things at once. Tries to make fun disco party songs, and sappy romantic adult contemporary songs. When he lets loose and does his disco, yeah it's fun. It's light, it's breezy, it's a good time. But the ballads on here are so ... read more


SJO4 Counter: 14

jesus christ my god i cannot stand this lmao. this is some of the cheesiest, swankiest soul i've ever fucking heard. it's so gross, it's too synthetic, too inhuman, like cough syrup, or a bad piece of candy. fine on its surface, but there's that terrible, chemically aftertaste that DEMANDS a glass of water to wash it down. i guess there are a few tracks that i somewhat enjoy - the opener, Serves You Right is this groovy funk soul track with a pretty killer bassline. it doesn't ... read more


The ballads on this album are some of the best ballads of the decade and they're all by one guy from one album. Just saying...

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Added on: September 27, 2014