Smooth soul is a subgenre of soul music that developed in the early 1970s from soul, funk and pop music in the United States. The subgenre experienced mainstream success from the time of its development to the late 1970s, before its succession by disco and quiet storm.

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  • El smooth soul (español: soul suave) es un subgénero de la música soul que se desarrolló en la década de 1970 y que proviene del soul, el funk y música pop. El subgénero ha tenido un éxito general desde el momento de su desarrollo a finales de 1970, antes de su sucesión por el disco y el quiet storm. El smooth soul se caracteriza por los ganchos melódicos, la influencia funk y una producción de suave estilo. La guía Allmusic describe al smooth soul como "suave, elegante y romántico". A diferencia del pop soul, el que predominantemente se orienta a la música dance, el smooth soul se orientada a la balada con temas líricos generalmente románticos y seductores. Sin embargo, sus ganchos melódicos eran ideales para las fusiones, al igual que el pop soul. La influencia de los ritmos funk en el pulso del smooth soul también dieron al subgénero su distinción del pop. La música disfrutó de un éxito comercial durante el principio y la mitad de la década de 1970 a través de las obras de artistas como Al Green, The Spinners, Marvin Gaye, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, Bill Withers, Minnie Riperton, Earth, Wind & Fire y The Stylistics. Entre las obras más conocidas del smooth soul se encuentran Let's Get It On (1973), Spinners (1972), Just as I Am (1971) y Let's Stay Together (1972). Tal como el pop soul se había transformado en la música disco durante la década de 1970, el smooth soul fue finalmente transformándose en el formato quiet storm. (es)
  • Lo smooth soul è un genere musicale derivato dal soul, dal funk e dalla musica pop, sviluppatosi negli Stati Uniti verso l'inizio degli anni settanta. (it)
  • Smooth soul is a subgenre of soul music that developed in the early 1970s from soul, funk and pop music in the United States. The subgenre experienced mainstream success from the time of its development to the late 1970s, before its succession by disco and quiet storm. Smooth soul is characterized by melodic hooks, funk influence and smooth production style. Allmusic describes smooth soul as "smooth, stylish, and romantic." Unlike pop-soul, which predominantly featured dance-oriented music at the time, smooth soul was more ballad-oriented with generally romantic and seductive lyrical themes. However, its melodic hooks were ideal for crossover play, much like the former. The funk influence of smooth soul's beats also gave the subgenre its distinction from pop. The music enjoyed commercial success during the early to mid-1970s through the works of such artists as Al Green, The Spinners, Marvin Gaye, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, Bill Withers, Minnie Riperton, Earth, Wind & Fire and The Stylistics. Well-known works of the smooth soul genre include Let's Get It On (1973), Spinners (1972), Just as I Am (1971) and Let's Stay Together (1972). As pop-soul had metamorphosed into disco during the late 1970s, smooth soul was eventually followed by the development of the quiet storm format. (en)
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  • Lo smooth soul è un genere musicale derivato dal soul, dal funk e dalla musica pop, sviluppatosi negli Stati Uniti verso l'inizio degli anni settanta. (it)
  • El smooth soul (español: soul suave) es un subgénero de la música soul que se desarrolló en la década de 1970 y que proviene del soul, el funk y música pop. El subgénero ha tenido un éxito general desde el momento de su desarrollo a finales de 1970, antes de su sucesión por el disco y el quiet storm. (es)
  • Smooth soul is a subgenre of soul music that developed in the early 1970s from soul, funk and pop music in the United States. The subgenre experienced mainstream success from the time of its development to the late 1970s, before its succession by disco and quiet storm. (en)
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