Can Your Love Find Its Way (club instrumental) (5:19)
Review: Once in a while Tevo Howard has devoted some space on his Beautiful Granville label to the dulcet tones of his father, Rick 'Poppa' Howard. As a fitting tribute to Rick's sad passing, Tevo has dug out "Can Your Love Find A Way" and made a reissue that will stand the test of time as a gem of authentic, soul-stirring deep house crafted with passion and feeling. The plaintive keys on the title track are the perfect bed for Rick's croon, while the shaken-up urgency of "Who's Gonna Make Your Name" will suit livelier club situations. It's a moving record with added weight given the situation - true feelings feeding into true soul music that lives on forever.
Without Me (Under License From Rebirth Music) (Boogiedisco mix) (8:07)
Single (LP edit) (4:51)
Everyday House Music (extended original mix) (9:09)
Lost In Love (7:03)
Review: Tevo Howard was a new name when he originally dropped Without Me on his own label Beautiful Granville back in 2008. Since then the US house music hero has graced labels as respected as Rush Hour, Permanent Vacation and Buzzin Fly with his warm, charming and deceptively simple confections, but in the swirl of the considerable catalogue Howard bas built up in the past eight years it's a welcome treat to wind things right back to the beginning. This reissue of Without Me serves as a potent reminder of the gift the man has for heartfelt melodies and unfussy compositions that speak a pure and instinctive message from beginning to end.