Elemental Music has just released a newly remastered LP
reissue of Masterpiece, the acclaimed 1973 album by
The Temptations originally issued by the Gordy (Motown)label
and produced by Norman Whitfield.
Mastered by Bernie Grundman,this 180g, black vinyl LP features
original album artwork and is the first vinyl reissue of the album
in 20 years. Masterpiecewas the last Temptations album recorded
for Gordy (Motown) Records in Detroit’s Hitsville U.S.A. studio
before the label moved to Hollywood,CA.The album includes top 40
hits such as “Plastic Man” and “Hey Girl (I Like Your Style)”
and the title track “Masterpiece” that reached #1 on the Billboard
R&B singles chart. This LP is the first of a series of The Temptations
releases from Elemental Music that is due to release in March a set
of 5 CD releases with albums such as “Masterpiece”, “Solid Rock”,
“Psychedelic Shack”, “Sky’s the Limit”, and “Puzzle People”, all
with its original tracklistings and timings.