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Colorful You

Colorful You – Miguel Migs
Label: Naked Music
Release Date: July 31, 2002

01. Introseduction
02. Brand New Day feat. LaGerald Normand
03. Think It Over feat. Lisa Shaw
04. The Night
05. Waiting feat. Lisa Shaw
06. Breakin It Down
07. Inspirational Interlude
08. Days of Color feat. Lisa Shaw
09. Soul Vibe feat. LaGerald Normand
10. Messages
11. One Wish for Me
12. Don’t Let Me Down
13. The One
14. Surrender

Colorful You - Miguel Migs - Naked Music

Release Info

Though Colorful You is the debut production LP for Miguel Migs, dance fans who’ve ever heard a Naked Music production won’t be very surprised by the sound. Drawing on nearly every R&B form of the late ’70s and early ’80s (disco, jazz-funk, quiet storm, even a little early-’80s synth pop), Migs’ work certainly isn’t groundbreaking, but it is frequently breathtaking — a result of his studio expertise and ability to trademark a sound that other artists and labels often emulate but can never touch.

After an introduction, the first three tracks on Colorful You are exotic deep house jams with vocals by Naked Music regulars like Lisa Shaw as well as a newcomer, none other than Joel “Jo Jo” Hailey, half of R&B hitmakers K-Ci & JoJo. After a down-tempo break with “Waiting” and “Breakin It Down,” Migs brings it back up for a few more sparkling productions.

Colorful You (and Naked Music productions in general) polish to a fine sheen the template for a path of dance music that’s been followed from disco to house to acid jazz to chill-out, doing it much better than most but occasionally relying too much on superficial textures instead of musical depth.

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SLT266: Miguel Migs Feat. Ursula Rucker - Connectivity (Salted Music)
Miguel Migs - The Sound Vault Part 2 (Salted Music)
SLT251: Close Your Eyes (Migs Remixes) Miguel Migs feat. Meshell Ndegeocello (Salted Music)
SLT243: Miguel Migs - The Sound Vault (Salted Music)
Miguel Migs Future Horizon Radio Mix
Miguel Migs feat Lisa Shaw - Promises (Soulfuric Deep, Defected Records)
Jamiroquai - Shake It On (Miguel Migs Deep Feels Remix)
Miguel Migs - Sensations Part 2
SLT212: Floating Spaces - Miguel Migs (Salted Music)
Miguel Migs feat Andy Allo - Sensations (Remixes PT.1) Soulfuric Deep
Miguel Migs - Shaping Visions - Soulfuric Defected
Back Tonight - Miguel Migs, Martin Luther (Soulfuric Deep)
SLT174: Miguel Migs - Lost Messages (Salted Music)
MOVING LIGHT Miguel Migs Feat. Lisa Shaw
SLT144: This Melody Miguel Migs Feat. Lisa Shaw (Salted Music)
SLT132: Rhythm Touch - Miguel Migs (Salted Music)
SLT126: Breaking Blues - Miguel Migs (Salted Music)
SLT119: Misunderstood - Miguel Migs Feat. Coco Bonne
SLT111-Backdrop - Miguel Migs (Salted Music)
SLT109: Waterfall - Miguel Migs Feat. Lisa Shaw (Salted Music)
SLT104: Body Moves - Miguel Migs (Salted Music)
SLT094: Eyes For You - Miguel Migs feat. Martin Luther (Salted Music)
SLT088 - Miguel Migs So Good (Salted Music)
Let it Play feat. Martin Luther - Miguel Migs - Soul Heaven Recordings
SLT075: I Can Feel It - Miguel Migs - Salted Music
SLT064: Corrado Rizza presents Global Mind (Miguel Migs Remixes)
Miguel Migs - The Skyline Vault Remixes PT1
Mood Swings EP - Miguel Migs & Shades of Gray
MJ - Rock With You - Miguel Migs Tribute Bootleg
SLT055: Dance and Clap - Miguel Migs
Miguel Migs - Outside The Skyline
Red & Dread – Miguel Migs feat. Mutabaruka
Those Things
Colorful You - Miguel Migs - Naked Music