Tashan This Could Be / After Hours

    Cordial Recordings
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    • Tashan – This Could Be
    • Tashan – After Hours
    • 1. This Could Be
    • 2. After Hours

    One of the greatest soul singers of modern times who first became known as a solo artist for his debut album 'Chasin A Dream' on Def Jam in 1986. From his CD only 'Life Goez On' album of 2002, Cordial issue two highlights, 'This Could Be' and 'After Hours.'

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