Kemistry

Kem
February 25, 2003 | Format: MP3

$5.00
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5:41
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4:49
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4:15
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5:51

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Product Details

  • Label: Motown
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  • Total Length: 47:17
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  • ASIN: B000W176MM
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (270 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #846 Paid in Albums (See Top 100 Paid in Albums)

Customer Reviews

God bless you KEM!!!
S. Hill
It's really good to know that when you've pretty much given up on the condition of today's music, that you can hear an artist like KEM.
A Love Supreme/GeminiRising
I would recommend this to anyone who loves relaxing, soulful music.
Carmen R. Kenard

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

90 of 94 people found the following review helpful By E.H. on February 27, 2003
Format: Audio CD
IF YOU ARE INTO SMOOTH RELAXING MUSIC WITH GOOD LYRICS...THIS IS THE CD FOR YOU. I FIRST HEARD THIS ABOUT KEM WHILE IN CHICAGO, THE SONG "LOVE CALLS" WAS ALL OVER THE RADIO. THE CD HAS A JAZZ/R&B FEEL TO IT. THE CD HITS ON LOVE, SOCIAL ISSUES AND THE SPIRIT. I JUST HOPE THAT MOTOWN DOES THE BROTHER SOME JUSTICE ON THE PROMOTIONS. MY THOUGHTS ON THE CD:
1. Matter of Time...A SONG ABOUT LIFE AND CHANGE.(4)
2. Miss You....A JAZZY TUNE ABOUT MISSING THE ONE U LOVE.(4)
3. Say...MY FAVORITE. MELLOW RELAXING THOUGHT PROVOKING.(5)
4. Inside...AN UP-TEMPO SONG. GOOD FOR STEPPERS.(4)
5. I'm Missin' Your Love...SECOND FAVORITE. A MID-TEMPO SONG (4)
6. Love Calls....YOU JUST NEVER KNOW WHEN LOVE WILL HIT YA.(5)
7. Brotha Man...A GOOD SONG ABOUT SOCIAL ISSUES AND THE SPIRIT. (4)
8. Cherish This Moment...MID TEMPO SONG. (5)
9. This Place (Dedicated to the Church of Today)...THE TITLE SAYS IT ALL...AND I LIKE IT (4)
10. You Are...A NICE LOVE SONG. THIS WOULD BE THE WEDDING SONG OF THE ALBUM (5)
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful By jahva28 on April 10, 2003
Format: Audio CD
After hearing "Love Calls" on the radio, I had to hear more from this gifted vocalist. At first listen, I could hear the purity and the many dimensions of that VOICE, which is soothing, smooth like 18 year old Appleton, seductive, and playful. Kem is not your ordinary run of the mill singer but an extraordinary song stylist. His voice dips and dives, rounds syllables (much like Al, Anita, & Phyllis), scats, and just downright croons.
After getting ahold of Kemistry I was not dissappointed, rather joyous of the fact that I owned a solid musical experience. This is adult music at its finest. The ambience is intimate and jazzy. The instrumentation is also complimentary to Kem's vocal prowess. There are also nice percussive elements that add to the vibe of the cd. My favs are "Love Calls, Brotha Man (lyrics are beautiful), Inside, and This Place."
There's not much else for me to say about this product other than get this cd.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on February 25, 2003
Format: Audio CD
This cd is a must have. I became familiar with Kem in the summer of 2002. I heard his cd Kemistry on a radio station in Detroit. His sound is very much like Al Jarreau.
This brother from the Motor City is truely awsome. From the first song to the last song this cd will not let you down. Now his cd is being released on Motown Records. I had the pleasure of going to his cd release concert in Detroit on February 25, 2003.
Not only does his cd sound good but he is excellent in concert.
Many great artist have come out of the Motor City and now we have another rising star.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Mobettah on July 19, 2003
Format: Audio CD
True music fans...may I have your attention please..If you do not own this cd by now..I asked that you order it, right after you read my review. This is truly a mixture of great vocals, production and style like I have not heard in sometime..Imagine the voices of Marvin Gaye, Maxwell, and Al Jarreau mixed together...Extraordinary! and that's what you have here with "Kemistry" the new cd from KEM-The cd opener "A Matter Of Time" is both jazzy and hypnotic balladry with Kem adlibing and scatting throughout this Al Jarreau-like track. Kem brings stylish vocals on the gem "Inside" awesome background vocals, sounds like he used the British R&B group Loose Ends on this mid-tempo groove -definitely a pleaser."I'm Missin Your Love" this is pop, R&B, 60"s soul with a little dash of Marvin Gaye style all rapped up in one -Loved it. The single from this cd, the sexy bedroom ballad "love Calls" is a bonifide classic-you want romance? play this for that special someone in your life and you'll get it. Another showstopper is the bouncy yet mello "Brotha Man" powerful vocals flow on this inspirational, uplifting tour de force from the beginning to the end, the scatting is amazing. The Artist KEM...The cd "KEMISTRY"."Cherish This Moment"..because the cd is amazing...you can buy it now....enjoy!
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Chris on January 30, 2005
Format: Audio CD
Start off with the Album cover which tells you what your in for.

"Matter of Time" sounds like a classic and has a great beat and smooth vocals."Miss You" This dude sounds like the Mans version of Sade."Say" it is just a perfect ballad."Inside" sounds like Smooth Jazz radio music that we woul here off the radio."Im missin your love" can you Imagine some big R&B act like Usher coming like this he would be the god."Love Calls" is smooth like Butta."Brotha Man" is smooth and is somehow like only the third best cut."Cherish the moment" was also great.

"The Place" yeah this is great."You Are" sounds like Cupid are something. There are hard to find 5 songs they are all the best.You Are could be the best of them all.This must be bought now it is perfection and it is Flawless R&B music.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Chelli Browne on November 5, 2004
Format: Audio CD
This Kem Kemistry recording is so smooth, all the songs are great hits, and his voice is so rich and deep. His voice is similar to that of Al Jarreau, which is a high compliment because Jarreau's voice is like a musical instrument and, of course, includes lots of experience.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on March 10, 2003
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
Kem sounds like a cross between Al Jarreau and Jonathan Butler taken to a level that they have never achieved. This young brother will blow you away with this no frills performance. It took me two listens to realize what was so unusual about this in-your-face performance. There are no background vocals, or stupid overdubbs, and you don't need or miss them. The third track on the CD entitled "Say" just blew me away. The rest of the CD will do the same. This is a "must have" and is coming from someone who listens mostly to jazz.
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