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    • Brief Encounter – Rocking
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    • 1. Rocking
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    • 4. Just For Love
    • 5. Always
    • 6. We Want to Play
    • 7. Sweet Tender Loving
    • 8. Open Up Your Heart
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    • 10. If You Want My Love

    Reissue of this privately pressed, modern soul grail from 1981 via Athens Of The North! Every tune a winner, featuring the essential cut, 'We Want To Play For You'!

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    • Brief Encounter – We Want To Play For You
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