The Heat Is On cover

The Heat Is On


Another collection of classic Isley Brothers soul and funk, flavoured with heavy-duty rock guitar from Ernie Isley and synthesiser work from Cecil & Margouleff. The album is pretty much divided into two parts, the first featuring the awesome synth-laden funk-fest ‘Fight The Power,’ the electronically-pulsing squelches of the title track and another of the rock guitar funk jams that the Isleys excelled at, ‘Hope You Feel Better Love.’ The second half is all about intimate, steamy love songs, including the biggest hit off the album ‘For The Love Of You.’ Another killer mid-seventies set from the Isleys. 

Harold Heath

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