Whenever people talk to me about how much they love Marvin Gaye they tend to refer to one of two of his most popular tracks, either Let’s Get It On or I Heard It Through The Grapevine. Although both are timeless classics that should and will stay on Magic FMs playlist, I think Just To Keep You Satisfied, off his 1973 Let’s Get It On album shows you a little better, exactly what Marvin was really about.
It’s my all-time favourite Marvin Gaye song and every time I put it on I am moved to the point where I am physically unable to do anything else but listen. It really is the kind of song that just wraps you up and makes you stop what you are doing. Hear how he sings “you set my soul on fire!” – you know it’s real, you know it’s soul, you know it’s passion, so turn it up and surround yourself with some, you know you need it: