To Whom It May Concern (The Pasadenas album)

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To Whom It May Concern
The Pasadenas To Whom It May Concern album cover.jpg
Studio album by
Label Columbia [1]
The Pasadenas chronology
To Whom It May Concern
Singles from To Whom It May Concern
  1. "Tribute (Right On)"
  2. "Riding on a Train"
  3. "Enchanted Lady"

To Whom It May Concern is the debut album by the British R&B/pop group the Pasadenas, released in 1988. [2] The album contains three UK top 40 hits: "Tribute (Right On)" (No. 5), "Riding on a Train" (No. 13), and "Enchanted Lady" (No. 31). [3] "Tribute (Right On)" also reached No. 52 on the US Billboard Hot 100. [4]


Critical reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
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Spin called the album "less tightly footnoted than the Fine Young Cannibals, but also less charismatic." [1] The Washington Post wrote: "A smooth, pleasant but not especially involving pop-soul platter, this is zipless funk, airbrushed for maximum crossover potential. As with much Britsoul, this is less soul music than it is music about soul music." [8] The New York Times wrote that it "harks back to ultrasmooth vocal-harmony groups of the 70's like the Spinners and Earth, Wind and Fire, but lacks memorable melodies." [9]

Track listing

1."Funny Feeling"
2."Living in the Footsteps of Another Man"
  • Samuel Garner
  • James Smith
3."Enchanted Lady"
4."New Love"
  • The Pasadenas
  • D. Milliner
  • Michael Milliner
5."Riding on a Train"The Pasadenas5:20
6."Give a Little Peace"
  • The Pasadenas
  • M. Milliner
7."Tribute (Right On)"
  • The Pasadenas
  • Wingfield
8."I Really Miss You"
  • The Pasadenas
  • Andrew Banfield
9."Justice for the World"
  • The Pasadenas
  • M. Milliner
10."Something Else"
  • The Pasadenas
  • Aaron Brown




Chart (1988–89)Peak
Australian Albums (ARIA) [10] 149
UK Albums Chart [3] 3
US Billboard 200 [11] 89
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums [12] 49

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