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Marvin Gaye: In Our Lifetime (Motown)

Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 7 February 1981

SOMEHOW ONE forgives the sermonising in Marvin Gaye that irritates in other soul stars. Visually he fits the bill – he might almost be the king who brought the myrrh. And his approach to telling us about the animals and the flowers (and the birds and the bees) is – well, it's so cool!

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