Being somewhat younger than most people (I was 6 when this was released!), I feel that I have a different perspective to offer than all the people who are caught up in the slagging matches on here.
Something's Going On is an imaginative album that has a very cohesive sound to it - while trying different flavours and styles both musically and vocally, it all comes together into a great sounding album.
The standout track is of course the lead single, I Know There's Something Going On - showing Frida is able to power out the vocals a la someone like Laura Branigan. The song is very rocky, and an extremely strong track (and a big hit all over the world).
The follow-up single To Turn The Stone would have been a huge hit if it was the third single (and if it had a video clip that cost more than $... - the single worst clip I've ever seen). It is a lovely Irish flavoured ballad that brings about imagery of Stonehenge. Very very well produced with a warm vocal from Frida.
Tell Me It's Over should have been the second single, as it's much more pop-rock in the vein of the first single - this song is more complex than you think, and is the vocal is stellar! Other standouts are the amazing I Got Something, the laid-back Baby Don't You Cry No More (where you could imagine the singer draped across a piano in a smoky bar), and Here We'll Stay.
Most people dislike Here We'll Stay because it seems rather trite nowadays (it was the third single incidentally, but without Phil Collins duetting). But if you listen to the music, you can hear that it's basically a pure pop song with many overdubs musically. A bit of horn and a bit of strings also makes it a little different. The only thing is that Frida is singing too low and Phil too high, a bit of a shame.
Overall, a charming album with Frida not afraid to show that she can be a rock girl, chanteuse, sensitive woman, and of course a pop girl. A good effort, and well worth listening to and keeping.