Pure Pleasure

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Pure Pleasure
Shaggy Pure Pleasure.jpeg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 30, 1993
Recorded1992-93
Genre
Length60:02
LabelVirgin
ProducerO. Burell
Shaggy chronology
Pure Pleasure
(1993)
Original Doberman
(1994)
Singles from Pure Pleasure
  1. "Oh Carolina"
    Released: January 1993
  2. "Nice and Lovely"
    Released: June 25, 1993
  3. "Big Up"
    Released: December 2, 1993

Pure Pleasure is the debut album released by Jamaican singer Shaggy. The album was released on July 30, 1993. The album spawned four singles: "Oh Carolina", which was a dancehall remake of a ska hit by the Folkes Brothers, reached number one on the UK Singles Chart; "Nice and Lovely", which reached number 46 on the UK Singles Chart; "Soon Be Done", which peaked at number 39, and "Big Up", which was released as the main theme from the movie Made in America.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]
NME(6/10)[2]
Q4/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau(neither)[3]
Vibe(favorable)[2]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Soon Be Done"4:00
2."Give Thanks and Praise"3:53
3."Lust"3:49
4."Oh Carolina"3:10
5."Tek Set""4:01
6."Bedroom Bounty Hunter"4:00
7."Nice and Lovely" (featuring Rayvon)3:43
8."Love How Them Flex"3:56
9."All Virgins"3:11
10."Ah-E-A-Oh" (featuring Sylva)4:06
11."It Bun Me"3:36
12."Big Up" (featuring Rayvon)3:26
13."Bow Wow Wow"3:39
14."Follow Me"3:58
15."Mampie"3:44
16."Oh Carolina" (Raas Bumba Claat Version)3:50[4]

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