Ran Man’s Reviews: The Gyrlz – Love Me Or Leave Me (1988)

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Monica Payne - The Gyrlz - Love Me or Leave Me

(Uptown Records/Capitol Records): 
During this same time period in 1988, this ground breakingNEW JILL SWING group made their critically acclaimed Uptown/ Capitol Records debut“Love Me Or Leave Me”. They consisted of (As they appear on the cover from left to right) Terri Robinson, Tare Geter-Tillman, and last, but certainly not least, Monica Payne. They were Al B. Sure’s background singers during his meteoric rise to success in 1988.

Album production chores were largely handled by an extremely talented musician/producer in his own right, Kyle West, with the exception of one track. Teddy Riley produced the very danceable, “Wishing You Were Here”. The Gyrlz’ good friend, Al B. Sure! lent a hand on his former singer’s album by co-producing a beautiful ballad with Kyle titled, “It’s Over“. Let’s check out of the highlights of this hip hop influenced NJS classic, that strangely, never got the full recognition it deserved at the time.”

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