The music: Ashford and Simpson penned luxury pop-soul, immaculately arranged and played by The Funk Brothers and top sessioners. Beautiful vocals from Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (possibly Simpson according to some)
The lyrics: The World is just a great big onion. And pain and fear are the spices that make you cry.
Your nominations for the Grand Canyon sized gaps between music and lyrics. We’re not talking novelty hits or party tunes, but ballards and beautiful tunes with lyrics that Adrian Mole would be embarrassed to pen.