Saturday, August 27, 2011

"You Are My Everything," Surface (11/4/89)
From their late-'88 album 2nd Wave, Surface spun a trio of #1s. The first two were the quietly pretty "Closer Than Friends" and the utterly gross "Shower Me With Your Love." What of their third? It's a return to the vibe of "Friends," rocking that same midtempo groove (as so much did in '89). Nothing groundbreaking here, but it's - well, this is totally damning with faint praise, but it's nice, even with the inclusion of that awful late-'80s synth faux-flute. Fun fact: the three guys of Surface played most of the instruments (well, synths, then) on their records. B

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