Luther Vandross - Hidden Gems (Music CD) available on March 15 2015 from Base for 8.19
Sony Legacy available on February 02 2015 from Amazon for $6.75
UPC bar code 886919682922 ξ2 registered September 27 2014
UPC bar code 886919682922 ξ1 registered February 02 2015
Product category is MUSIC CD - CD - R&B & Soul Audio Music
Manufacturered by Sony Legacy
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Luther Vandross was one of the most successful R&B artists of the 1980s and '90s. Not only did he score a series of multi-millionselling albums containing chart-topping hit singles and perform soldout tours of the U.S. and around the world, but he also took charge of his music creatively, writing or co-writing most of his songs and arranging and producing his records. He was equally well known for his distinctive interpretations of classic pop and R&B songs, reflecting his knowledge and appreciation of the popular music of his youth. Possessed of a smooth, versatile tenor voice, he charmed millions with his romantic music.Hidden Gems is a compilation of album tracks, soundtrack offerings and rare live performances that are resonate with Luther Vandross' fans. Hidden Gems is the first time that these songs appear in one place and will allow the casual listener to discover songs they never heard and the devoted fan the opportunity to re-live what they love about Luther Vandross. Collection from one of the most successful R&B artists of the 1980s and '90s. Hidden Gems is a compilation of album tracks, soundtrack offerings and rare live performances that will resonate with Luther Vandross' fans. Hidden Gems is the first time that these songs appear in one place and will allow the casual listener to discover songs they never heard and the devoted fan the opportunity to re-live what they love about Luther Vandross.
My first CD EVER was The Best of Luther, the Best of Love. Pretty heavy for a 13 year old, but I was a fan of Luther's and my parents, probably happy that it wasn't a rap album, jumped at the opportunity. From there my love of him and his music kept growing -- to the point where I was disgusted that my Jr. Prom theme was "In Your Eyes" and not "If Only For One Night" -- seriously, I was thoroughly disappointed in my classmates.I'll be honest, I was devastated when Luther passed -- to the point where it took..
When seeing the title 'Hidden Gems', you'd expect to find a collection of non-album & previously unreleased songs from Luther Vandross' vault. That is NOT the case here as only 1 song was never available in the United States. 'You Really Started Something' was a Bonus Track exclusive to Japan back in 2001, and thankfully we can buy the single track here (glad I never purchased that overpriced Import version of 'Luther Vandross'). The other 2 soundtrack songs featured in this compilation ('The Thrill I'm In'..
2012 has shown to be a deviating year of loss with soul and R&B music. No further is the sadness with the tragic death of Whitney Houston. Her voice showcased a deep bravado of simplicity and joy from each heart and soul from every single note that proved to be deeper from the soul than artists are even making strides out right now. That sadness also has came seven years ago with the loss of Luther Vandross. He had showed a elegance in his voice, without being labeled or judged for faults. He lost his life ..