There are scores of Curtis Mayfield collections on the market and most of them have a mixture of the same tracks, which means none of them is patently bad since Mayfield was uniformly excellent throughout his career both as a solo recording artist and as a member of the Impressions. This set has the usual tracks, which include the big soundtrack hits "Superfly," "Freddie's Dead," and "Pusherman" as well as the forward-looking "Future Shock," the title tune, "Move on Up," and the gorgeous "So in Love." It's a nice sequence, but there are a dozen just like it out there on the market.
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AllMusic Review by Steve Leggett