Two iconic 80s soul albums from the late, great CARL ANDERSON finally debut on CD. Both albums represent pure quality from the era with Absence With Out Love featuring one of soul musics signature tracks from the era, Buttercup, written by STEVIE WONDER. The title track also features a rare cameo appearance by another soul superstar, TEENA MARIE. Musicians on both these albums are a who's who from the period's top players including Freddy Washington on bass, Paul Jackson on guitar, the Seawind horns, Sonny Burke on keys and the John Barnes among the provider of lavish strings. The songwritinjg is exceptional and these two albums feature much of Carl's best work, including his duet with Vaneese Thomas (On An On), and the 80s boogie dance classic Don't Make Me Wait.