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Crown Heights Affair - Do It Your Way


MP3/320 $7.99
FLAC $7.99
WAV $7.99
CD $10.37


Dancin' Buy
Searching for Love Buy
Love Me Buy
Music Is the World Buy
Far Out Buy
Sexy Ways Buy
French Way Buy
Dancin' (Radio Mix) Buy
Dancin' (Disco Mix) Buy
Dreaming a Dream (Goes Dancin') Buy
With one foot in disco and the other in soul/funk, the Crown Heights Affair had a very recognizable sound that effectively combined grit and gloss. The Brooklyn residents could get funky, but it wasn't the type of hardcore, gutbucket funk that Parliament/Funkadelic, Rick James, the Ohio Players, the Bar-Kays and the Gap Band were known for. And while Crown Heights Affair had plenty of disco appeal, it wasn't the type of Euro-disco that Cerrone, the Silver Connection and Donna Summer gave us. One of the band's best albums was Do it Your Way which boasted the Top 20 R&B hit "Dancin'." While radio favored "Dancin'," clubs weren't about to play the single exclusively -- club DJs considered the entire album fair game, and they knew that infectious album cuts like "Music Is the World," "Love Me" and "Searching for Your Love" could easily bring a dance floor to life. Thankfully, Unidisc reissued Do It Your Way on CD in 1994.