While never reaching the stratospheric heights of their R&B/disco contemporaries, One Way was the underdog everyone rooted for yet could never figure out a way into the circle of champions. The dynamic duo of Al Hudson and Alicia Myers were the nervous system of the group, but it's inarguable that One Way's furious sound and unique production sensibilities became its heart and soul. This 20th Century Masters collection not only assembles the group's finest moments into an enjoyable survey, but also features two solo endeavors from Myers and Hudson, respectively. It's just as every bit enjoyable as any other One Way collection out there, if not more so due to its concise thoroughness. Essential for fans of the group, and a great way to explore one of the woefully underrated R&B treasures of the '70s and '80s.
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AllMusic Review by Rob Theakston