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Let's Get It On

Marvin Gaye

1973

Let's Get It On

Album Summary

Let's Get It On is the thirteenth studio album by American soul singer, songwriter, and producer Marvin Gaye. It was released on August 28, 1973, by the Motown subsidiary label Tamla Records on LP. Recording sessions for the album took place during June 1970 to July 1973 at Hitsville U.S.A. and Golden World Studio in Detroit, and at Hitsville West in Los Angeles. Serving as Gaye's first venture into the funk genre, Let's Get It On also incorporates smooth soul and doo-wop styles alongside sexually suggestive lyrics, leading to one writer's description of it as "one of the most sexually charged albums ever recorded". Gaye infused ideas of spiritual healing in songs about sex and romance, in part as a way of coping with childhood abuses from his father Marvin Gay Sr., which had stunted his sexuality. Following the breakthrough success of his socially conscious album What's Going On (1971), Let's Get It On helped establish Gaye as a sex icon and broadened his mainstream appeal. It produced three singles—the title track, "Come Get to This", and "You Sure Love to Ball"—that achieved Billboard chart success. Let's Get It On became the most commercially successful album of Gaye's career at Motown, resulting in more creative control being given to him by the label. Its erotic balladry, multi-tracking of Gaye's vocals, and seductive funk sound also influenced later R&B recording artists and producers, with the title track specifically helping pioneer the slow jam and quiet storm formats.In retrospect, Let's Get It On has been regarded by writers and music critics as a landmark recording in soul. It increased the popularity of funk during the 1970s, while Gaye's smooth-soul sound marked a change from his record label's previous success with the "Motown Sound" formula. Among the most acclaimed LPs in history, it frequently appears on professional rankings of the greatest albums and has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame as a historically important recording. In 2001, it was reissued by Motown as a two-CD deluxe edition release.

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Rating

3.75

Votes

5004

Genres

  • Soul
  • Funk
  • Indie
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5

I listened to this with my wife and now I'm pregnant, so - five stars.

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5

Oh, oh, oh Marvin you have just brought me to climax. I've jizzed all over my mum's neck. Fetch me a glass of milk and a Snickers at once.

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5

Fantastic. So good. Will resisten a million times. Makes me want to caress my plants.

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5

Now that's more like it. Never listened to this one as much as What's Going On or Here My Dear for some reason but I should have! Another masterpiece. Always love the atmospheres he creates. Love him doing his own backing vocals and the interplay there. Listened to this one 2xs + deluxe edition bonus tracks.

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5

Marvin's 13th and most successful album. This is smooth, smooth, smooth. A very easy listen. Some classify as smooth soul or slow jam. Sounds good to me. You definitely hear its influence on future late 70's/early 80's R&B and soul. Apparently, this album was a change in typical Motown recordings in that it was free-flowing album-oriented as opposed to their typical album containing-hit singles-next-to-each-other format. Certain artists have that liberty and I would think Marvin Gaye would be one of them at this point. The themes of these songs are very straight-forward: romance, lust and sex. Marvin's music and voice take it to another level. Some song highlights for me: the title track "Let's Get It On", "Keep Gettin' It On" - similar to the title track with a little more funk, "You Sure Love To Ball" - smooth jazz background music and a great female moan and "Just to Keep You Satisfied" - tremendous vocal performance with sweeping orchestral music. Really not a bad song on the album. I recommend listening to this album as a whole; there is a great flow to the music.

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5

Sex - The Album.

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5

Let’s Get It On - Marvin Gaye 1. Let’s Get It On - This is a classic how else am I supposed to rate this? 5/5 2. Please Stay (Once You Go Away) - I would make love to this 100%, it’s Marvin Gaye. 5/5 3. If I Should Die Tonight - I’m such a sucker for this. Gives me Disney princess type love. I want it so bad. 5/5 4. Keep Gettin’ It On - This song makes me wanna grind all over somebody. 5/5 5. Come Get To This - I would skip around the city to this, dance around the living room with the LOML to this 5/5 6. Distant Lover - IF I COULD RATE THIS HIGHER I WOULD. SOO GOOD. One of my all time faves ever I hold this song so close to my heart it’s unreal. 1000000/5 7. You Sure Love To Ball - I’m such a sucker for the saxophone, imagine getting undressed to this song. I’d die for it. 5/5 8. Just To Keep You Satisfied - For some reason I can see this song in a ballroom. Enchanting, beautiful, elegant. 5/5 Notes: My ratings were way too low on OK Computer. I’m noting it as a 4/5 because I keep wanting to listen to it and I’m enjoying it way more.

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5

2-3 Standout songs go beyond 5 stars and lift the slightly less good (but still groovin) tracks up from a 4. I'd say 4.5 but roundin' up.

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4.1 - A luscious bedroom soundtrack strictly for grown folks, underpinned by sophisticated orchestration and Marvin Gaye's rich bari-tenor. Smooth and snag-free. My only knock is that "Keep Gettin' It On" sits lamely in the middle of the album as an unnecessary reprise of the title track.

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Let’s get it off

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Far too sexy for me. Makes me feel uncomfortable. Fuck knows what that says about me.

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2

Love Marvin Gaye, love his voice, but this album is extraordinarily repetitive

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It's smooth. And classic. You've got to be in the right mood with the right person for this album to really shine.

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5

A classic 5/5

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5

Loved it. Followed it with Ain't That Good News by Same Cooke

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5

Groovy jams, thought provoking lyrics that still resonate today

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5

Simple tunes but a stunning voice and style.

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5

Mega lækkert album. Smooth AF. Lutter gode numre

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5

Love love love

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5

This shit a classic. Let's get it on is an ultra classic. The sound is just so perfect. Gaye is just so perfect. I dont know how you make something this smooth. 7/8 favorite song: Distant Lover.

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5

Excellent R&B (and SBFM) album

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5

Simply an incredible album

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5

Tight, very sexual

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5

Really dug it.

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5

Stellar

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5

Real love songs that really fit the mood

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5

MOre singular and personal than what's going on. Sweeping compositions on all the tracks. Super layered sound.

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5

My man Marvin gone too soon ❤️

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5

A classic and always excellent.

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5

Perfect soul.

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5

Never disappoints. I think there are more bangers on this album than pop culture will admit. Let’s get it on is great. But this whole album was great.

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5

Big sex energy

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5

Epic

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5

10/10 A solid set of tracks all the way through. An old favorite for sure.

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5

Beautiful album all throughout. Excellent voice and songs. 9/10.

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5

Álbum reconocido a nivel mundial debido al primer sencillo del álbum. El álbum sigue una línea general de ritmo e instrumentos, pero nunca se vuelve aburrido

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5

Un clásico precioso

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5

Discazo de principio a fin

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5

super good all the way through, with such a strong start

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5

A classic for a reason

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5

A classic, near-perfect album. The title track alone is worthy of 5 stars.

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5

Pure sex. The album that is playing in my head whenever SHACK is in smelling distance.

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One of the finest. Masterful, moving, soulful, spiritual and heartfelt. A wonderful example of the enduring power of music by one of its greatest exponents.

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5

Great listen Friday morning

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5

That'll put ya in the mood.

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5

Marvin Gaye is a king and a saint. And I will listen to anything with his name on it.

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5

Listened to it all the way through, multiple times! So good.

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5

So much passion in this music. It’s hard not to move and sway when listening.

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5

Yes please.

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5

The slow music with the great melodic vocal. It's a good combination of listening and relaxation.

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5

This is a blast to listen to. Marvin Gaye, you knocked it out the park. The vocals are sublime and dreamy, the falsetto is incredible. I've enjoyed every song so far, nothing more to say.

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5

Good stuff. Definitely strongly themed around the album title.

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Top

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5

Classic Marvin Gaye album but I think I enjoyed What's Going On more.

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5

amazing album..one of the best.

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5

I've only heard the first song, wasn't expecting a story through the songs

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5

Fantastic from start to end

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5

Great album. Every song is great, a classic. Really hits a groove. So much soul & emotion.

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5

Sensual, soulful, funky. This album has it all. Loved every moment of it. My favourite songs were Let's Get It On, Keep Gettin' It On and You Sure Love To Ball.

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5

Glorious late night soulful grooves.

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5

Come Get To This is my favorite song in the album which as a whole contains great R&B. Reminds me of sitting on a rooftop in the city watching the sunset.

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5

Finally mother fuckers. History will eventually come around to realize this or "Here, My Dear" is Marvin's best album. The fact that he was able to take his unprecedented daddy issues and turn them into a joyful document encouraging the world to enjoy sex is something of a marvel. Marvin Gaye was so exceptional he even did all of his own background vocals here.

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5

Comment unnecessary. But I'll say it anyway: utterly brilliant.

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5

Marvin. Yes. Beautiful.

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5

Precioso

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5

Hot damn, he's got soul.

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5

OOH ik geniet hier zwaar van

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5

I very good album

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5

Amazing!

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5

I've heard this album plenty of times, and it never fails to surprise and intrigue. An all-time great.

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5

The Prince of Soul! Marvin Gaye will forever be a soul legend. I love the way he combines his passionate singing with so many instruments into one of the most memorable sounds in music. “What’s Going On” is one of my favorite albums, and this comes pretty darn close to matching it. Easiest 5 star I’ve given so far. Favorite: Keep Gettin it On

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5

Mmm hmmm.

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5

vibes were impeccable - bonafide classic

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Cool!

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5

Perfect soul album, simple as. Gaye is a master of fitting in just the right number of sounds, and each one seems distinctive on top of it. The runtime makes for an easy fit, but every minute is rich. And there's a slight bend toward tragedy.

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5

Motown classic. I think there is not much to say.

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5

Following up the most important and powerful album in then-recent memory would be a daunting task but Marvin turned this album into an ode for sexual magnetism and raunchy good times. Yet another step in the right direction in a decade where R&B and Soul found its footing and stamped its legacy. Essential listening.

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5

The hype is real, yo.

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I mean it’s Marvin Gaye

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duh

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It must have been hard even for Marvin Gaye to follow up What’s Goin’ On? (if we skip the Trouble Man soundtrack); having dealt with social issues and the environment, Gaye went for something a little more private, a little more sensual on Let’s Get It On. There are terrific tracks here and Gaye’s genius, especially as a vocalist, is apparent throughout. The backing singers are brilliant, I thought - no, wait, that’s all Marvin (except when it’s The Originals on Just to Keep You Satisfied). The jams are glorious and the only criticism is the brevity - a few tracks feel like kernels of ideas not quite fully formed and at half an hour - well, look, I guess that’s long enough for what Marvin had in mind…

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5

Goat

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You already know who it is

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5

Someone should try having sex to this album - it's that good.

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5

this man is so horny!!!!!!!! but he’s nice with it!!!

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5

What am I gonna do, give this less than five stars or something? C'mon!

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5

OoOoOoOOOOOOOO. I feel a little uncomfotable listening to this in the morning of a work day. but oooooooo Let's Get It On has gotten countless hopeless fools laid so its irresistable. Marvin's upper register is woah! If I Should Die Tonight is a great song.

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5

Fabulous album. Still stands up to scrutiny now and a joy to listen to. What a voice

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5

LP

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5

One of my favorite albums.

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5

It’s a shame that this album is solely remembered for its title track because the rest of the album is truly “all killer, no filler.” Every single song is a carefully-crafted, passionate masterpiece that showcases all the different flavors of love. Tracks like “I Should Die Tonight” are inescapable representations of passionate and unconditional love, and songs like “Please Stay” are of course musical sex, but it’s songs like “Just To Keep You Satisfied” and “Distant Lover” that really make the album for me. The former is a complex goodbye song, and the latter synthesizes this heartbreak with the rest of the album’s longing: you can hear both the longing and pain in Gaye’s desperate pleas at the end of the song. This album perfectly sets the indescribable intricacies of love to music.

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5

So gooooooooooooood

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I feel so HORNY and RESPECTED RN. DAMN. 9.7/10

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5

A classic. Perfect vibes for hanging out with alex for the afternoon :'). Listeneed to the deluxe version on spotify which definitely took a minute haha. Highlights: "Distant lover", "lets get it on".... duhh

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sad he didn't get to continue making beautiful, soulful music.

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Jag säger Ja! Bara för smörigt, att jag måste tycka om det. Förför mig med den och jag är din!

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Just so smooth. Who else could get away with a song called Let's Get It On and then a song three songs later called Keep Gettin It On. Unparalleled swagger.

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prince of the soul

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5

A classic. This album helped to move Marvin away from his Motown roots and develop a more soulful sound. His mix of funky beats and sensual lyricism also helped to influence the new wave of funk and R&B music of the 70s and early 80s.

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5

Love it

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5

"I've been really tryin', baby.." The album that layed the blueprint for the slow jam.

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One of the most iconic lovesong albums in existence. Very good.

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👌

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I’ve had sex before

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5

fav songs: lets get it on you sure love to ball just to keep you satisfied please stay if i should 5.0

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5

Very good

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12/18 R&B Classic. Standout Tracks: If I Should Die Tonight, Come Get To This, Distant Lover, You Sure Love To Ball

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4

More like 3.6 but he's a legend

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4

Marvin Gaye's tone is unmatchable. Not quite a 5 for me personally, but you can't deny the grooviness.

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4

Great arrangements, great voice. Weaker songs in the second half.

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4

Whilst listening, 5 women in a 1/4 mile range became pregnant.

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4

Man, Marvin Gaye is the shit

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4

This album is a demonstration in tone. its good, its music

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4

One or two great songs on here, ultimately a great funk sounding album. Will listen again for obvious reasons

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4

Great voice, great vibes. Very 70s.

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4

Smooth.

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I like the music. Sounds good.

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4

Groovy. "let's get it on" hits different when it's not attached to some movie or tv show

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4

Lovely sunday afternoon vibes

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I'm listening to some music from Marvin Gaye from 1973. Let's Get It On. The first song is of course known as a song that people listen to - to get sexy. It's a pretty well known trope in popular culture to play this song as a signifier of sexy time. It's hard to escape the connotation. Makes me think of Jack Black as well from High Fidelity. Which I think why it's important to listen to this album as a whole, and not just for the stereotypical song about fucking. I'm enjoying it so far. Wikipedia says its a blueprint for years to come on how to put together a slow jam. It makes me want to find out more about Marvin Gaye. I know there is tragedy and it has to do with his father. I wish I could connect so deeply with someone, they way Marvin connects to all the ladies and men with this record.

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Liked it better than whats going on actually. Sax and flute always wins. Favorite tracks are lets get it on, lets keep gettin it on, and you sure love to ball

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RIP legend. Soul godfather

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4

one of the smoothest fucking albums ever composed. amazing songs, just a well crafted album.

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4

Not as good as I expected but has some classics in

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Un disco de media hora que empieza con Let's Get It On no puede estar mal. Temazos como Keep Gettin' It On o Come Get To This. Y buenas canciones como Distant Lover o You Sure Love To Ball o Just To Keep You Satisfied.

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Soul animado.

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"Let's Get It On" Released: June 15, 1973 "Come Get to This" Released: October 11, 1973 "You Sure Love to Ball" Released: January 2, 1974

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enjoyable

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Definitely prefer some of his other more politically charged music, but there's no denying it was still a great album. Saving a 5 for a different Marvin album.

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Good old Marv

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ah yes, the essential “let’s fuck” album

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4

Let's Get It On is one of the great songs. Really good stuff - soulful and sexy. Listened to it twice.

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4

Not as good as What's Going On, but nevertheless an incredibly solid album, very underrated.

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I mean, how can't you love the title song? It has such a smooth twang to it. The way he changes his voice throughout this song, sounding as though it's a band singing and not only one man. It is a classic for a reason.

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It's difficult for me to assess the song Let's Get It On as it was ubiquitous for some thirty years after its release, and as such, practically beyond criticism, but I'll try. The first thing I noticed is how beautifully recorded it is. The way the instruments are miked and mixed is perfect. The next is the performances, which are exquisite, especially the guitarist and Marvin himself. The use of the wah wah pedal and the note choices are wonderful and Gaye's voice is in great shape, his vocal improvisations sinuous and soulful in equal measure. Whoever did the arrangement outdid him or herself--they are detailed but there is plenty of room for the song to breathe, a neat trick. The song deserved to be a smash. And it wasn't a one off either. Similary excellent performances and production continue on the first side of the album. Nothing quite as indelible as the hit, but quite good. Unfortunately, the quality takes a noticeable dip on the 2nd half of the album, not in terms of the performances, but rather the arrangements and production. There isn't as much space in the arrangments, and a certain syrupy, sentimental quality creeps in. I'm not a big fan of slow jams myself, and basically the whole album is nothing but slow jams, so that's another knock against Let's Get It On: musically and lyrically, it consistes of minor variations on the same theme. So, how to rate? This is a genre I don't especially care for, but the first side of the album is damned near perfect, while the 2nd half is merely very good. 4/5

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🍆🍆🍆🍆

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Kept me satisfied. Beautiful and tender. Even more intense after reading about Marvin's personal struggles.

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Sexy AF, so it is

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actually pretty good. definitely one of the better artists of this genre

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Sex

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Well, I listened to it three times in a row, so that has to say something (it is only 30 mins...) Great, very smooth and soulful. Hard to see now what sort of impact it would have had at the time though.

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4

I've liked classical soul for a long time and that includes Marvin Gaye. Usually I prefer a bit faster soul music, but still a good album. Also, foreplay music (too slow for actual sex music though).

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4

This record is like a balm. By the time Keep Gettin' It On rolls around, there's no turning back.

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Silky smooth voice and production, this is Marvin Gaye sounding his most effortless. I think it's a little unfortunate that most people think of him as just the Godfather of the slow jam, because there's so much more going on here. Faves: Let's Get It On, Just to Keep You Satisfied, Distant Lover

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Put it on and play. Listen and relax. Grab that special someone to chill with.

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4

A classic record, one that I've probably heard a bunch of times just by listening to the radio. I love Marvin Gaye's voice and the timeless melodies here, very happy to revisit this properly!

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4

No complaints. It's a classic for a reason.

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4

Marvin has a great distinctive style that you can't help but love. However, I would have liked a little more variety as this album feels a little samey throughout.

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Lovely album

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"Let's Get It On," is the thirteenth studio album by American soul singer, songwriter, and producer Marvin Gaye. -- it falls under the genres of soul and funk. This album, released August 28, 1973, is pretty well-known for being very sensual and also very horny. Here's the tracklist! Let's Get It On Please Stay (Once You Go Away) If I Should Die Tonight Keep Gettin' It On Come Get to This Distant Lover You Sure Love to Ball Just to Keep You Satisfied Track 1, "Let's Get It On" is nearly impossible to listen to anymore. All I can imagine is every cringey movie scene that features this song, every commercial, swirling chocolate, silhouettes, Austin Powers. It's sickening. BUT! It's a beautiful song with a beautiful message, delivered by a beautiful voice. The jazzy vibes and bass notes mixed with the horns and violins create a wonderful harmony of love. "Please Stay (Once You Go Away)" is another blushfest, with Gaye's soulful voice begging his lover to stay. The funky guitar work and bongo-ish percussion go great together... just like our protagonists. "If I Should Die Tonight" is track 3 on this album, and it opens with strong disco-ish strings, with sensual flute work adding to the fun. This sounds like it could be a sexy wedding song. Up next is "Keep Gettin' It On," and it already sounds like a sequel to the album's namesake track. It's got some great lyric work: Oh, would you rather make love, children? (ooh, ooh, ah) As opposed to war (ah) Like ya know ya should (ah) Really fun stuff, with a head-boppy tune and nice drum, bass, and funky guitar work. "Come Get to This" is track 5 on "Let's Get It On." It's Gaye singing to his lover, reminiscing with saxophone and strings guiding us along. It's a candy-sweet track! "Distant Lover" has some cool, jingly instrumentation, with some sweet bass chords. There's a sharp, laser beam noise in this song that I also dig. It's a pretty sensual track, with Gaye begging his lover to come back home in strained, passionate vocals. "You Sure Love to Ball" is the horniest track on the album. It opens with heavy breathing from a tired, sexy lady. Gaye sings about staying together, loving you night and day. It has a stringy and saxophoney instrumentation and it really sets the mood for some lovin'. "Just to Keep You Satisfied" is the final track on this album. It's sensual and definitely more of the same. There's smooth sax and a doo wop backing vocal harmonization, and the strings have a disco-inspired feel. This song closes the album with Gaye saying "we can both try to be happy." A sensual album that surely brought joy to many, many people. Favorite track: If I Should Die Tonight Honorable mention: You Sure Love to Ball

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Soulful Classic! Funky bass and drums and fantastic vocals. Most of the lyrics are too cheesy for me. Playlist songs have the musicality that overcomes any cheesyness in the lyrics. Playlist: Please Stay (once you go away) Come Get To This

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4

The title track of this album is obviously a "sexy song" meme at this point, but damn is it fantastic. The whole rest of the album is also great, with a couple of weak points in the middle that are still at least pretty good. Amazing vocal work from Gaye that showcases his whole range.

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4

Wow, so good haven't listened to the entire album previously, but the title track is only the beginning for this album. After having a quick scan of the Wikipedia page there was more to Marvin's story than I was aware of. His personal struggles with his stunted sexuality due to his father's physical abuse when he was a child. Not only are his lyrics suggestive, but as David Ritz wrote: "If the most profound soul songs are prayers in secular dress, Marvin's prayer is to reconcile the ecstasy of his early religious epiphany with a sexual epiphany ... In those songs of loss and lament—the sense of separation is heartbreaking. On one level, the separation is between man and woman. On a deeper level, the separation is between man and God." Prior to this I would not have guessed that deeper level that the album goes to. Best: Let's Get It On Worst: You Sure Love to Ball

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4

Classic R&B, a step down from his best but still damn good

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4

Good album. Easy listening.

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4

I mean, timeless.

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4

Luscious ‘70s Soul R&B. Maybe not as groundbreaking as “What’s Going On?”, but comforting and sexy. Gaye’s vocals stand out, of course, but also superlative bass work from Jamerson and Felder, plus tasty 70s orchestra, not quite “Wall of Sound” levels, but fat and satisfying.

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The album is very smooth and soulful. The opening track is what sets it up and is one of the most recognizable sounds to this day. What a simple and sweet album full of smooth singing and laid back accompaniments. Very much enjoyed it, and it is a perfect album to just listen to.

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4

It's good. Nothing on this album beats the intro to the first song but overall it's consistently good.

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4

Marvin Gaye is the third best soul singer behind Sam Cooke and Otis Redding, in my opinion. Although the best songwriter of those three. I used Let's Get It On as my wedding song.

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4

Easy listening, great groove.

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4

The sexiest album so far. The iconic opening guitar lick sets the tone and it remains smooth and sensual throughout. Side 1 is consistent and top quality. Track 4, 'Keep Gettin' It On' being a reprise of track 1 'Let's Get It On' works well and holds side 1 together as even more of a consistent and single piece. A perfect 5/5 for Side 1. Side 2 is good, but the tracks are a bit more varied from each other and don't flow quite as well as in the first half. I usually like variety, but when the quality is as high and the style is as smooth and consistent as it is on Side 1, you just want more. Side 2 is 3.5/5. Overall, a brilliant album, which just misses full marks due to a slight dip in the quality and flow of side 2. 4.5/5

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4

This album set the benchmark, and now listening back it feels like it soundtracked late night chilling sessions across the world for decades following its release

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4

Marvin has a lot of sexual energy in this album, but also a happy aura that pulls on the soul - really quality music just not my personal taste

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4

Nice... soulish, funkysh... :)

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4

Uno de los discos más chill de esta lista que mantienen un ritmito pegajoso suficiente para no aburrir. Fav: you sure love to ball

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4

Great voice soulful tunes, I love him more than his dad.

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4

This is a perfect 3.5 for me. Very solid, short and sweet, but not something I will always been in the mood for. Although Marvin has such an amazing voice

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4

This was perfect for the ride in yesterday

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4

8/10

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4

pure, smooth, and beautiful. real soul. i'd heard some, but not all, of this album before this, and i'm glad i got to sit through the whole thing.

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4

I worry when I get an album that has That One Song on it, but this one was consistent and smooth all the way through. Best track: Let's Get It On

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4

Zwoele muziek. Toch wat subtieler dan ik verwachtte. Een op en top romantisch album

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4

Three songs in and I'm already pregnant.

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4

Wonder situational music. What a voice and unique sound. Such a tragic story he lived.

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4

great soul songs. Best alubum

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4

Baby making music

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4

TIL he was killed 1 day before his 45th birthday by his own father :(

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4

Such a classic album that aged very well. I have such fond memories of listening to this in my teens as I was learning how to play the bass guitar. It's groovy and approachable. A true classic.

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4

Really enjoyed it. too short.

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4

seems a bit cheaper after Whats Going On, but still pretty alright

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4

classic soul

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4

This album has several of the tunes I most recognize from Marvin Gaye. Oddly, I didn't enjoy this album as much as others in this genre (mainly sexy soul), but certainly liked it enough to give it 4 stars.

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4

A fun, sexy time.

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4

A good reminder that Bruno Mars only exists because Marvin Gaye gave him permission

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4

Enjoy the songs, lots of similar sounding music but it all works together. Very easy listening

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4

Though even for 30 minutes it gets a little disposable in the last few songs, the first half of the album is stellar soulful and has a great groove. Very enjoyable.

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4

Great album. funky, slick, romantic. A coherent album which sometimes sound like a medley. I prefer the politics of 'what's going on' over the romanticism of 'let's get it on' but still this is a great album.

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4

Kutumusan ykkösklassikko, eka biisihän on saanu jopa meemistatuksen. Myös muut on aika hyviä.

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4

Vitu awesome kuunnella Marvin Gaye ja vaan olla. Selkä notkistuu, lantio herää ja kädet nousee ilmaan.

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4

не ну ничо так по музыке

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4

Sexy time in the 1970’s. Smoooooth.

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4

pleasant experience, very smooth, perfect for a long romantic evening

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4

Pretty good; a jam.

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4

Muy buen disco

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4

Smooth

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4

Un album d'une extrême sexualité comme Marvin Gaye en a l'habitude, absolument tout y passe. Seul petit bémol, Marvin passe son temps à se tripoter le téton sur toute la longueur de l'album, ce qui peut perturber un public moins aguerri. Mais quand on aime Marvin, on s'en réjouit et on en redemande.

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4

Marvin et sans contestation possible l'homme le plus sexuel du générateur, bien loin devant Isaac Hayes qui fait ici pâle figure.

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4

goed rustig voor op een zondag ochtend

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I am a not a familiar with the music of Marvin Gaye at all and the genre of soul and funk in general. After listening to LET'S GET IT ON, it seems pretty good. Not the kind of music, I see myself listening to on a regular basis. I can see where Seal gets his inspiration from. In 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die, I see that Marvin Gaye has two other albums included: WHAT’S GOING ON (1971) and HERE, MY DEAR (1978) Rate Artist: MARVIN GAYE (3.5) Rate Album (Year): LET’S GET IT ON (1973 Original) (3.5) Rate Album (Year): LET’S GET IT ON (2001 2CD Deluxe Edition) (3.5) Rate Album (Year): LET’S GET IT ON (2002 CD Reissue Edition with Bonus Tracks) (4)

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