Emcee Fats Gonder's introduction to the show is as fine a setup as a performer could ask for: "So now, ladies and gentlemen, it is Star Time. Are you ready for Star Time?! The band then drops a cutting version of Brown's "The Scratch" to urge the Man onstage. And what do you think Brown should announce as soon as he arrives? Horn punches accentuate the message Brown has taken with him to this day: "You gotta live for yourself, and nobody else.
Try Me! And again, before you can catch your breath, the band is already into the post-jump intro to "Think". Star Time was a lesson in speed, endurance and shared inspiration: If you gave the band everything you had, they'd return the favor tenfold. With each beat, falling just behind where you expect it to land, Brown and his angelic backing choir deliver a fatal blow to any woman within earshot: "I don't mind, and I know you're gonna miss me.
Just in case you didn't think he was serious, good luck surviving "Lost Someone", ten minutes of gospel-tinged balladry somehow slower and lower than the preceding number. Penguin Books. ISBN Here was the new soul music. Retrieved March 16, — via robertchristgau. All Time Top Albums 3rd ed. Virgin Books. Rolling Stone. ISSN X. OCLC Retrieved 21 September Retrieved September 23, BBC Music. New York. March Entertainment Weekly. Time ISSN Pitchfork Media. San Francisco: Straight Arrow.
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