Futuristically titled, The Year 2000 may arguably be the O'Jays' least compelling Philadelphia International LP. Only Bunny Sigler's sensuous, grinding "Once Is Not Enough" has that oomph, and it went unnoticed on this hitless collection. Sigler always delivered the goods for the O'Jays composing some of the Canton natives' most soulful songs -- "You and I," "Sunshine," and "You Got Your Hooks In Me," to name a few. The seven other songs (some from the O'Jays camp) would have been thumbed down by Motown's quality control department and banished to the vaults forever.
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AllMusic Review by Andrew Hamilton