Breakestra: The Urgency Of Urges

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Not every come-on needs to be packaged with flowers, candy or promises of permanence, and Breakestra knows that: Appropriately, "Come on Over" exudes grit, delight and the sweaty urgency of urges.

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  • Song: "Come on Over"
  • Artist: Breakestra
  • CD: Dusk 'Til Dawn
  • Genre: Soul
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Not every come-on needs to be packaged with promises of permanence, as Breakestra's "Come on Over" demonstrates.

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The arrangement — marked by stuttering drums, bluesy guitar riffs, deep-bottom bass and piping-hot horn charts — is perfectly crafted to accompany the satisfaction of those urges. Guest vocalist Afrodyete effectively plays the hot-blooded siren, as she pleads, "Give me that mean love / Right now, right here / All your troubles, babe, will disappear." The double-entendres that follow aren't always subtle ("Let you in my kitchen / Taste just a little bit more"), but they sure do get the point across.

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Dusk Till Dawn
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Strut Records
Released
2009

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