Never Let Me Go

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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Luther Vandross may have fallen a bit from his lofty perch among R&B stars, but it wasn't due to any dip in skills. This release contains more examples of his supple, fluid vocals, expert delivery, and sophisticated yet soulful style. Indeed, Vandross hasn't made many better overall albums from a strict singing standpoint; his voice is full and impressive in every register, and there's no sign of strain when he reaches to the top of an arrangement or extends notes and phrases. Perhaps the only sign of creative wear and tear is the album's structure; there's no real blockbuster single, and the final medley, which blends classics from the Spinners and Bee Gees, sounds thrown...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Luther Vandross may have fallen a bit from his lofty perch among R&B stars, but it wasn't due to any dip in skills. This release contains more examples of his supple, fluid vocals, expert delivery, and sophisticated yet soulful style. Indeed, Vandross hasn't made many better overall albums from a strict singing standpoint; his voice is full and impressive in every register, and there's no sign of strain when he reaches to the top of an arrangement or extends notes and phrases. Perhaps the only sign of creative wear and tear is the album's structure; there's no real blockbuster single, and the final medley, which blends classics from the Spinners and Bee Gees, sounds thrown together, but these production and arranging elements do not diminish his vocal prowess.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/1/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972360720
  • Catalog Number: 723607
  • Sales rank: 47,280

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Luther Vandross Primary Artist, Vocals
Nat Adderley Keyboards
Lisa Fischer Background Vocals
Kevin Owens Background Vocals
Tawatha Agee Background Vocals
Phillip Ballou Background Vocals
Cissy Houston Background Vocals
Michelle Cobbs Background Vocals
Ivan Hampden Drums
Doc Powell Guitar
Paul Jackson Jr. Guitar
Brenda White-King Background Vocals
Paulette McWilliams Background Vocals
Marcus Miller Bass, Percussion, Drums, Keyboards
Cindy Mizelle Background Vocals
Philippe Saisse Synthesizer, Piano
Fonzi Thornton Background Vocals
Reed Vertelney Keyboards
Kirk Whalum Saxophone, Soloist
Chad Munsey Overdubs
Michael White Overdubs
Nat Adderley Jr. Keyboards
Tamira C. Sanders Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Luther Vandross Producer, Vocal Arrangements
Nat Adderley Arranger
Hubert Eaves III Arranger
Ray Bardani Engineer
Stephen Barncard Technical Staff
Fred Bova Technical Staff
Ivan Hampden Drum Fills
Jason Miles Programming, Contributor
Bruce Miller Engineer, Vocal Engineer
Marcus Miller Arranger, Programming, Producer, drum programming, Percussion Programming
Eric Persing Programming, Contributor
Joe Scott Composer
Joe Soldo String Contractor
Reed Vertelney Arranger, drum programming
Shelly Yakus Engineer
Mark Tindle Technical Staff
Chad Munsey Engineer, overdub engineer
Alan Scott Composer
Dave Collins Mastering
Mike Morongell Engineer
Nat Adderley Jr. Arranger
Hutaff Lennon Personal Assistant
Joseph Scott Composer
Elijah Reeder Personal Assistant
Gary Myerberg Technical Staff
Alan Roy Scott Composer
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