Various Artists

Disco Fever, Vol. 2 [Dressed to Kill]

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What the Dressed to Kill label fails to tell you on the packaging of Disco Fever, Vol. 2 is that, instead of using the original recordings, they instead used a mishmash of inferior re-recordings and live performances. It's bad enough that many of these songs were never disco to begin with. Aaron Neville's "Tell It Like It Is," the Temptations' "Ain't Too Proud to Beg," James Brown's "It's a Man's Man's Man's World," and Sam & Dave's "Soul Man" -- just to name a few -- have no business on a disco compilation, even if they would happen to appear in their original form. The awful artwork should be enough to scare you off. Dressed to Kill, distributed by BMG, hopefully received some nasty letters from upset consumers.

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