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 SADE - BEST OF
Released:13/12/2004
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SADE - BEST OF

Price: €14.99
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Nigerian vocalist Sade Adu has carved out a cosmpolitan niche for herself over the past decade, gathering together elements of cool jazz, samba, reggae, funk and pop all under the pastoral umbrella of her suede-and-velvet voice. A pop stylist with a musical universe all her own, Sade has endured and matured over the past decade, seemingly unaffected by changes in taste and fashion--a movement unto herself.
As her most recent single (Percy Mayfield's "Please Send Me Someone To Love" from the PHILADELPHIA soundtrack) illustrates, Sade's coy caressing voice speaks more of commitment and trust, of relationships in flux ("Nothing Can Come Between Us") than of the heat of the moment: from the the coy duplicity of "Smooth Operator" to the positive reinforcement of "The Sweetest Taboo" and the sweet ambiguities of "Love Is Stronger Than Pride".
Outside of Sade's mentholated vocals, it is the serene, understated quality of her arrangements that lend THE BEST OF SADE its classic touch of elegance. Delicate washes of percussion and acoustic guitar, the coiled intensity of Stewart Matthewman's tenor saxophone counterpoint, Andrew Hale's suave, elusive keyboard colourations, and Paul S. Denman's discretely dancing bass provide a maximum of smoke, but precious little fire. The simmering aftermath of Sade's music is as deceptively powerful as a mixed drink: smooth and sweet going down, but with a surprisingly potent kick.

Track Listings
Discs 1
1)Your Love Is King
2)Hang On To Your Love
3)Smooth Operator
4)Jezebel
5)Sweetest Taboo
6)Is It A Crime
7)Never As Good As The First Time
8)Love Is Stronger Than Pride
9)Paradise
10)Nothing Can Come Between Us
11)No Ordinary Love
12)Like A Taboo
13)Kiss Of Life
14)Please Send Me Someone To Love
15)Cherish The Day
16)Pearls

Categories
  • Rock/Pop

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