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Perfect Angel/Adventures in Paradise
     

Perfect Angel/Adventures in Paradise

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by Minnie Riperton
 
The U.K. label Stateside should be commended for putting Minnie Riperton's second through fifth solo albums back into circulation. Despite a number of representative compilations, Riperton's full-length studio recordings should not be forgotten. This 2004 release pairs 1974's Perfect Angel with the following year's Adventures in Paradise -- two albums

Overview

The U.K. label Stateside should be commended for putting Minnie Riperton's second through fifth solo albums back into circulation. Despite a number of representative compilations, Riperton's full-length studio recordings should not be forgotten. This 2004 release pairs 1974's Perfect Angel with the following year's Adventures in Paradise -- two albums that brought the singer her most popular success. Perfect Angel, featuring assistance from Stevie Wonder, stands with Come to My Garden as one of the best moments of her career, though it wasn't without a price; "Lovin' You" became so popular that it overshadowed her accomplishments leading up to and after its release. Adventures in Paradise isn't quite as across-the-board hot, but songs like the irresistibly seductive "Inside My Love" -- written with husband Richard Rudolph and Leon Ware -- make for another engaging listen. These albums deserve to stand alone and not fall victim to the ugly packaging that comes with most two-in-one releases.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/30/2004
Label:
Emi Europe Generic
UPC:
0724359719726
catalogNumber:
597197

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Minnie Riperton   Primary Artist
Larry Carlton   Conductor

Technical Credits

Minnie Riperton   Composer,Producer
Larry Carlton   Arranger
Joe Sample   Composer
Malcolm Cecil   Engineer
Stewart Levine   Director,Producer
Robert Margouleff   Engineer
Richard Rudolph   Composer,Producer
Gary Starr   Engineer
Stevie Wonder   Composer
Mark Wright   Composer
Leon Ware   Composer
Dean Rudland   Liner Notes
Barry Feinstein   Original Cover Photography
Kenneth McGowan   Original Photography
Wonderlove   Arranger

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4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Of course everyone knows the beautiful "Lovin You" and Minnie's lovely five-octive range but also check out "Alone in Brewster Bay" with its haunting lonliness and "Minnie's Lament", an ethereal showcase of Ms Riperton's voice. You won't be sorry.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago