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Lavish 6CD box set showcasing the entire Elektra Records catalogue of 80s electrofunk/R&B titans Starpoint. Featuring 84 tracks, this first-of-it's-kind box set spans all six of the group!s Elektra-released albums, including a massive 34 bonus tracks including rare edits, extended versions and more - many appearing for the first time on CD. Includes ten US top 40 R&B hits, including the crossover smash "Object Of My Desire! - a streaming sensation after being showcased in hit Netflix series Stranger Things 4. This six-disc set beautifully showcases the stellar funk and soul recordings of underrated 80s R&B stalwarts Starpoint - a group who thrillingly navigated their way through an ever-changing R&B landscape of the decade from post-disco electro-funk to searing power ballads and hip- hop-driven New Jack Swing. Built around the nucleus of the four Maryland-based Phillips brothers - Ernesto, George, Orlando and Greg - the group became Starpoint in 1980 with the addition of gifted Nigerian bassist Kayode Adeyemo and dynamic lead vocalist Renée Diggs, who!s five-octave range is a wonder of Whitney-like proportions. They hit big with the electro-funk dancefloor juggernaut "Don!t Be So Serious' in 1983, which lead to the band signing to Elektra. Their most-lucrative period followed, including the massive crossover success of 1985 album "Restless' co-produced by Billy Ocean hitmaker Keith Diamond - featuring the hits "Object Of My Desire! And "What You Been Missin'. Other key hits that followed include the feisty pop-funk top 10 R&B hit "He Wants My Body' co- produced by Preston Glass (Aretha/Whitney) and slamming top 10 dance smash "I Want You - You Want Me' produced by New Jack Swing superstar Teddy Riley (Bobby Brown/Michael Jackson). Compiled and produced for SoulMusic Records by Adam Mattera, the set includes extensive career-spanning liner notes by UK music journalist Charles Waring plus top notch artwork from Roger Williams and excellent mastering by Donald Cleveland
Lavish 6CD box set showcasing the entire Elektra Records catalogue of 80s electrofunk/R&B titans Starpoint. Featuring 84 tracks, this first-of-it's-kind box set spans all six of the group!s Elektra-released albums, including a massive 34 bonus tracks including rare edits, extended versions and more - many appearing for the first time on CD. Includes ten US top 40 R&B hits, including the crossover smash "Object Of My Desire! - a streaming sensation after being showcased in hit Netflix series Stranger Things 4. This six-disc set beautifully showcases the stellar funk and soul recordings of underrated 80s R&B stalwarts Starpoint - a group who thrillingly navigated their way through an ever-changing R&B landscape of the decade from post-disco electro-funk to searing power ballads and hip- hop-driven New Jack Swing. Built around the nucleus of the four Maryland-based Phillips brothers - Ernesto, George, Orlando and Greg - the group became Starpoint in 1980 with the addition of gifted Nigerian bassist Kayode Adeyemo and dynamic lead vocalist Renée Diggs, who!s five-octave range is a wonder of Whitney-like proportions. They hit big with the electro-funk dancefloor juggernaut "Don!t Be So Serious' in 1983, which lead to the band signing to Elektra. Their most-lucrative period followed, including the massive crossover success of 1985 album "Restless' co-produced by Billy Ocean hitmaker Keith Diamond - featuring the hits "Object Of My Desire! And "What You Been Missin'. Other key hits that followed include the feisty pop-funk top 10 R&B hit "He Wants My Body' co- produced by Preston Glass (Aretha/Whitney) and slamming top 10 dance smash "I Want You - You Want Me' produced by New Jack Swing superstar Teddy Riley (Bobby Brown/Michael Jackson). Compiled and produced for SoulMusic Records by Adam Mattera, the set includes extensive career-spanning liner notes by UK music journalist Charles Waring plus top notch artwork from Roger Williams and excellent mastering by Donald Cleveland
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Object Of My Desire: Elektra Recordings 1983-1990
Artist: Starpoint
Format: CD
New: Available $53.99
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Don't Be So Serious
2. Put Your Love on Me
3. Somethin' in Your Eyes
4. It's So Delicious
5. Behind Your Back
6. Give Real Love a Try
7. I'm So Crazy 'Bout You
8. I Got the Love
9. Let Go
10. Don't Be So Serious (Short Version)
11. It's So Delicious (Dance Mix Edit)
12. Let Go (Edited Version)
13. It's So Delicious (Dance Mix)
14. It's So Delicious (Instrumental Dub)
15. It's All Yours
16. Am I Still the One
17. Satisfy Me Lover
18. Send Me a Letter
19. Breakout
20. This Is So Right
21. Use Me
22. Always on My Mind
23. Breakout (Edit Version)
24. Am I Still the One (Edit Version)
25. Object of My Desire
26. One More Night
27. Emotions
28. See the Light
29. Till the End of Time
30. Don!T Take Your Love Away
31. Restless
32. What You Been Missin!
33. Object of My Desire (Vocal/ Edit)
34. What You Been Missin' (Vocal / Edit)
35. Restless (Vocal / Edit of Remixed Version)
36. Till the End of Time (Vocal/ Edit)
37. Object of My Desire (Vocal/ 12" Version)
38. What You Been
39. Missin' (Vocal / Male Version)
40. Restless (Vocal / Extended Remixed Version)
41. Object of My Desire (Instr)
42. Restless (Dub Version)
43. He Wants My Body
44. D.Y.B.O
45. Prove It Tonight
46. Sensational
47. Another Night
48. The More We Love
49. Touch of Your Love
50. Second Chance
51. He Wants My Body (Vocal/ Edit)
52. D.Y.B.O. (Vocal / Edit)
53. The More We Love (Vocal/ Edited Version)
54. He Wants My Body (Vocal/ Extended Remix)
55. Another Night (Dub Version)
56. Touch of Your Love (Vocal / Extended Remix)
57. Fresh Start
58. One Step Closer to Your Love
59. Tough Act to Follow
60. Say You Will
61. Hot to the Touch
62. Swept Away
63. After All Is Said and Done
64. Heart Attack
65. Park It
66. Say You Will (Edit of LP Version)
67. Tough Act to Follow (Edit of LP Version)
68. Say You Will (Extended Version)
69. Fresh Start (Extended Version)
70. One Step Closer to Your Love (Extended Version)
71. Say You Will (Instrumental)
72. I Want You - You Want Me
73. Your Lover
74. Midnight Love
75. Have You Got What It Takes
76. When They Love You Back
77. I Don't Need Another
78. Step By Step
79. True Love
80. I Want You - You Want Me (Edit Version)
81. Midnight Love (Edit Version)
82. I Want You - You Want Me (Extended Version)
83. I Want You - You Want Me (Teddy's House Mix)
84. I Want You - You Want Me (Def House Mix)
85. I Want You - You Want Me (Red Zone Mix)

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Lavish 6CD box set showcasing the entire Elektra Records catalogue of 80s electrofunk/R&B titans Starpoint. Featuring 84 tracks, this first-of-it's-kind box set spans all six of the group!s Elektra-released albums, including a massive 34 bonus tracks including rare edits, extended versions and more - many appearing for the first time on CD. Includes ten US top 40 R&B hits, including the crossover smash "Object Of My Desire! - a streaming sensation after being showcased in hit Netflix series Stranger Things 4. This six-disc set beautifully showcases the stellar funk and soul recordings of underrated 80s R&B stalwarts Starpoint - a group who thrillingly navigated their way through an ever-changing R&B landscape of the decade from post-disco electro-funk to searing power ballads and hip- hop-driven New Jack Swing. Built around the nucleus of the four Maryland-based Phillips brothers - Ernesto, George, Orlando and Greg - the group became Starpoint in 1980 with the addition of gifted Nigerian bassist Kayode Adeyemo and dynamic lead vocalist Renée Diggs, who!s five-octave range is a wonder of Whitney-like proportions. They hit big with the electro-funk dancefloor juggernaut "Don!t Be So Serious' in 1983, which lead to the band signing to Elektra. Their most-lucrative period followed, including the massive crossover success of 1985 album "Restless' co-produced by Billy Ocean hitmaker Keith Diamond - featuring the hits "Object Of My Desire! And "What You Been Missin'. Other key hits that followed include the feisty pop-funk top 10 R&B hit "He Wants My Body' co- produced by Preston Glass (Aretha/Whitney) and slamming top 10 dance smash "I Want You - You Want Me' produced by New Jack Swing superstar Teddy Riley (Bobby Brown/Michael Jackson). Compiled and produced for SoulMusic Records by Adam Mattera, the set includes extensive career-spanning liner notes by UK music journalist Charles Waring plus top notch artwork from Roger Williams and excellent mastering by Donald Cleveland
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