Brother Sister

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All Music Guide - Peter Stepek
This album finds the BNH heading back to the groove-driven, horn-splashed, hand-clapping funk of their debut album, with N'Dea Davenport stepping back into her role as diva/lead vocalist. Following the string of distinguished rappers who made BNH's sophomore album a brave if not wholly successful attempt to infuse rap with the energy of live instruments, Davenport delivers the consistency that was missing from that effort. Repeated listens show this album to be catchier than it initially seems as long as one avoids "Fake," tone of the most irritating songs in a long time, and when the BNH really lock into a groove, as they do on "Keep Together," the title track, and the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Peter Stepek
This album finds the BNH heading back to the groove-driven, horn-splashed, hand-clapping funk of their debut album, with N'Dea Davenport stepping back into her role as diva/lead vocalist. Following the string of distinguished rappers who made BNH's sophomore album a brave if not wholly successful attempt to infuse rap with the energy of live instruments, Davenport delivers the consistency that was missing from that effort. Repeated listens show this album to be catchier than it initially seems as long as one avoids "Fake," tone of the most irritating songs in a long time, and when the BNH really lock into a groove, as they do on "Keep Together," the title track, and the instrumental "Snake Hips," they surely do put the funk back in it.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/20/2001
  • Label: Delicious Vinyl
  • UPC: 081227676520
  • Catalog Number: 76765
  • Sales rank: 60,339

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Have a Good Time (3:12)
  2. 2 Brother Sister (4:48)
  3. 3 Dream on Dreamer (4:00)
  4. 4 Ten Ton Take (3:28)
  5. 5 Mind Trips (5:48)
  6. 6 Fake (4:34)
  7. 7 Spend Some Time (4:24)
  8. 8 Los Burritos (1:09)
  9. 9 Back to Love (4:37)
  10. 10 Snake Hips (2:03)
  11. 11 Keep Together (4:22)
  12. 12 People Giving Love (5:05)
  13. 13 Forever (5:10)
  14. 14 Day Break (5:25)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Brand New Heavies Primary Artist, Percussion
Mike Smith Flute, Saxophone
Steve Williamson Saxophone
Simon Bartholomew Guitar, Percussion, Background Vocals
Maxton G. Beesley Jr. Keyboards
Mike Boito Keyboards, Background Vocals
N'Dea Davenport Percussion, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals
Ray Gaskins Saxophone, Background Vocals
Jan Kincaid Percussion, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals
Andrew Levy Bass, Percussion, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Gerard Presencer Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Kevin Robinson Trumpet
Dennis Rollins Trombone, Tenor Trombone
Jeff Scantlebury Percussion
Eric Sarafin Strings
Rev. Brady Blade Background Vocals
Amp Fiddler Keyboards
Technical Credits
Yo-Yo Engineer
The Brand New Heavies Producer, Engineer, Art Direction
Brian Gardner Mastering
Andrew Levy String Arrangements
Martin Schmelze Engineer
Aaron Zigman String Arrangements
Eric Sarafin Engineer
Michael C. Ross Executive Producer
John Laker Engineer
Chris Jones Engineer
Special T Engineer
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