Alexander O'Neal

Alexander O'Neal

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This Minneapolis soul man cut his teeth in the Time but was bounced (for looking "too black") before they signed with Warner Brothers. His tough, ballsy voice has the same grain and range as Otis Redding's. Like that master, Alexander O'Neal is comfortable with pumping dancefloor burners and slinky couch-cuddlers. He's certainly the best singer Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis have ever produced, and the strength of his material and his robust voice can be heard on releases including 1986's Hearsay, 1991's All True Man, and 1997's Lovers Again. He relocated to Britain, where his efforts had always been better received, and began to set up permanent shop there. His first British-only release, 2002's Saga of a Married Man, showed him developing into a smoother and more mature singer compared to his previous output.
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Alexander O'Neal Discography

Albums

CDTBU 26485 Alexander O'Neal Alexander O'Neal (Album) Tabu Records CDTBU 26485 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
TBU 450936 1 Alexander O'Neal Hearsay (Album) Tabu Records TBU 450936 1 Greece 1987 Sell This Version
463152 4 Alexander O'Neal My Gift To You (Album) Tabu Records 463152 4 UK 1988 Sell This Version
463196-1 Alexander O'Neal All Mixed Up (Album) Tabu Records 463196-1 Australia 1987 Sell This Version
177.141 Alexander O'Neal All Mixed Up(LP, Album) Epic 177.141 Brazil 1989 Sell This Version
CSCS 5279 Alexander O'Neal All True Man (Album) Tabu Records CSCS 5279 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
549 502-4 Alexander O'Neal Love Makes No Sense (Album) Tabu Records 549 502-4 UK 1993 Sell This Version
7243 8 54683 2 2 Alexander O'Neal Lovers Again (Album) One World Entertainment Co. Limited, EMI Premier 7243 8 54683 2 2 Netherlands 1996 Sell This Version
EDL EAG 392-2 Alexander O'Neal Saga Of A Married Man (Album) Eagle Records EDL EAG 392-2 2002 Sell This Version
EMINCD001 Alexander O'neal Live At The Hammersmith Apollo - London(2xCD) Eminence Records Ltd. EMINCD001 UK 2005 Sell This Version
UK: 517 9582 Alexander O'Neal Alex Loves...(CD, Album) EMI UK: 517 9582 UK 2008 Sell This Version
CCE 9248 Alexander O'Neal 5 Questions The New Journey(CD, Album) CC Entertainment CCE 9248 US 2010 Sell This Version
CCE 9547 Alexander O'Neal Live In Minneapolis(CD, Album + DVD-V) CC Entertainment CCE 9547 US 2011 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

ER 115 The Great Alexander* Do You Dare (Single) Erect Records ER 115 US 1982 Sell This Version
RR: 1953-1 Alexander* Attitude(12") Rich Records RR: 1953-1 US 1983 Sell This Version
QA 6391 Alexander O'Neal If You Were Here Tonight (Single, Maxi) Tabu Records QA 6391 UK 1985 Sell This Version
ZS4 05850 Alexander O'Neal What's Missing (Single) Tabu Records ZS4 05850 US 1985 Sell This Version
ZS4 04718 Alexander O'Neal Innocent (Maxi) Tabu Records ZS4 04718 US 1985 Sell This Version
4Z9 05937 Alexander O'Neal You Were Meant To Be My Lady (Not My Girl) (Single, Maxi) Tabu Records 4Z9 05937 US 1985 Sell This Version
A6829 Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal - Saturday Love (Single, Maxi) Tabu Records A6829 Portugal 1985 Sell This Version
TA 6244 Alexander O'Neal A Broken Heart Can Mend (Single) Tabu Records TA 6244 UK 1985 Sell This Version
ZS4 07600 Alexander O'Neal Criticize (Single, Maxi) Tabu Records ZS4 07600 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
651595 6 Alexander O'Neal The Lovers (Single, Maxi) Tabu Records, Tabu Records 651595 6 UK 1987 Sell This Version
651382 5, 651382 0, 651382 9 Alexander O'Neal Featuring Cherrelle Alexander O'Neal Featuring Cherrelle - Never Knew Love Like This (Single, Maxi) Tabu Records 651382 5, 651382 0, 651382 9 UK 1987 Sell This Version
650859 6 Alexander O'Neal Fake (Single, Maxi) Tabu Records 650859 6 Australia 1987 Sell This Version

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iljin1

iljin1

June 11, 2012
edited over 3 years ago
I just love Alexander O Neal. What a voice this man has. And he has song some masterpieces. Critize, Fake, The Lovers, Saturday Love, If You Were Here Tonight,Never Knew Love Like This. All classics. His voice just blends in the music. I will still enjoying Alex many years from now.
space-funk

space-funk

October 5, 2011
Alexander O'Neal is appearing live in as a European exclusive on Sat 10 Dec at London's Islington Assembly Hall.

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