ROBERTA FLACK / “I Can See The Sun In Late December”

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3 Responses to “ROBERTA FLACK / “I Can See The Sun In Late December””

Andrew Says:
June 15th, 2008 at 5:41 pm

Thank you for sticking up for this song. I just got this LP and this song is the highlight. My favourite part is the extended instrumental section, it’s so full of beautiful jazz-flavoured tension, drama, and phenomenal playing – without losing that underlying funk.

The way that section starts, it suggests that the tape had been rolling for a little while before they did the edit – now, I would love to hear some extended outtakes from THAT session.

Another long Roberta tune I’m enjoying right now is “Suzanne” off the Killing Me Softly LP. I wish more artists would let themselves go and put more space in their music.

– Andrew, London UK

davecom Says:
December 24th, 2008 at 2:00 am

I couldn’t agree more. Feel like Making Love is a great album. Maybe the best of Flack in my opinion. “I can see the sun” is just one of really great and emotional songs there. It’s a masterpiece.

nikki Says:
August 9th, 2011 at 3:12 am

couldnt agree more 🙂

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