Sons of Soul is the third studio album by American R&B; group Tony!
Toni! Toné!, released on June 22, 1993, by Wing Records and Mercury
Records. The group recorded at several studios in California before
moving their sessions to the Caribbean Sound Basin studio in Trinidad,
where they wrote, recorded, and produced most of the album. They used
session musicians and vintage and contemporary recording equipment.
Incorporating live instrumentation and elements from funk and hip hop,
including samples and scratches, they also paid homage to their musical
influences, classic soul artists of the 1960s and 1970s. Lead singer and
bassist Raphael Wiggins wrote the music and quirky, flirtatious lyrics
for most of the songs. A commercial success, Sons of Soul charted for 43
weeks on the Billboard 200 and was certified double platinum in the US.
It was acclaimed by music critics and named the best album of 1993 by
The New York Times and Time magazine. With its success, Tony! Toni!
Toné! became one of the most popular R&B; acts during the genre's
commercial resurgence in the early 1990s.
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