Pure... Divas

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Featuring 68 tracks spread across four discs, Pure…Divas isn't centered around a particular era or genre, as it traverses several decades and hops across folk, soul, rock, adult contemporary, pop, country, and contemporary R&B. It also plays a little loose with the definition of diva; most of these artists are not in the same class as, say, Billie Holiday or Gladys Knight. Regardless, there's a wide range of enduring songs, including Labelle's "Lady Marmalade," Eartha Kitt's "I Want to Be Evil," Evelyn King's "Love Come Down," and Deniece Williams' "Free." When Sony released this in the U.K., it retailed for roughly the price of a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Featuring 68 tracks spread across four discs, Pure…Divas isn't centered around a particular era or genre, as it traverses several decades and hops across folk, soul, rock, adult contemporary, pop, country, and contemporary R&B. It also plays a little loose with the definition of diva; most of these artists are not in the same class as, say, Billie Holiday or Gladys Knight. Regardless, there's a wide range of enduring songs, including Labelle's "Lady Marmalade," Eartha Kitt's "I Want to Be Evil," Evelyn King's "Love Come Down," and Deniece Williams' "Free." When Sony released this in the U.K., it retailed for roughly the price of a single-disc midline compilation.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/12/2011
  • Label: Sony Uk
  • UPC: 886977530623
  • Catalog Number: 7753062
  • Sales rank: 201,663

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Beautiful - Christina Aguilera (4:01)
  2. 2 Fallin' - Alicia Keys (3:32)
  3. 3 I Don't Believe You - Pink (4:36)
  4. 4 Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton (4:28)
  5. 5 Born to Try - Delta Goodrem (3:53)
  6. 6 All Woman - Lisa Stansfield (4:49)
  7. 7 That Ole Devil Called Love - Alison Moyet (3:05)
  8. 8 Fever - Bette Midler (3:37)
  9. 9 New York - Paloma Faith (3:41)
  10. 10 The Power of Love - Jennifer Rush (4:27)
  11. 11 Lady Marmalade - Labelle (3:56)
  12. 12 Got to Be Real - Cheryl Lynn (3:45)
  13. 13 1 Thing - Amerie (4:00)
  14. 14 Waterfalls - TLC (3:32)
  15. 15 Slow Hand - The Pointer Sisters (3:52)
  16. 16 Groupie (Superstar) - Delaney & Bonnie (2:49)
  17. 17 Respect - Aretha Franklin (2:26)
Disc 2
  1. 1 One Moment in Time - Whitney Houston (4:45)
  2. 2 Hallelujah - Alexandra Burke (3:39)
  3. 3 Smoke - Natalie Imbruglia (4:39)
  4. 4 Wild Horses - Natasha Bedingfield (4:01)
  5. 5 Concrete Angel - Martina McBride (4:13)
  6. 6 See the Day - Dee C. Lee (4:21)
  7. 7 Cry Me a River - Etta James (5:02)
  8. 8 Free - Deniece Williams (2:51)
  9. 9 I Love to Love - Tina Charles (3:04)
  10. 10 Baby Don't Change Your Mind - Gladys Knight & the Pips (3:07)
  11. 11 I Will Always Love You - Dolly Parton (2:55)
  12. 12 Love Song - Lesley Duncan (3:40)
  13. 13 Bette Davis Eyes - Jackie DeShannon (2:46)
  14. 14 Perfect - Fairground Attraction (3:37)
  15. 15 In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning - Carly Simon (3:17)
  16. 16 Let's Fall in Love - Betty Carter (1:59)
  17. 17 Ain't Go No - I Got Life - Nina Simone (3:16)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Whenever, Wherever - Shakira (3:18)
  2. 2 Love Song - Sara Bareilles (4:19)
  3. 3 Finding My Own Way - Charlotte Church (4:05)
  4. 4 Don't Wanna Lose You - Gloria Estefan (4:09)
  5. 5 Holding Out for a Hero - Bonnie Tyler (4:22)
  6. 6 It's Raining Men - The Weather Girls (3:32)
  7. 7 You Gotta Be - Des'ree (4:06)
  8. 8 Proud - Heather Small (3:55)
  9. 9 Love You That Much - Mary Mary (4:02)
  10. 10 This Is It - Melba Moore (3:31)
  11. 11 Take Five - The Dave Brubeck Quartet (2:17)
  12. 12 Down by the Riverside - Mahalia Jackson (2:18)
  13. 13 I Want to Be Evil - Eartha Kitt (3:30)
  14. 14 Half as Much - Rosemary Clooney (2:47)
  15. 15 Move Over Darling - Doris Day (2:22)
  16. 16 The Nearness of You - Sarah Vaughan (3:21)
  17. 17 I Get Along Without You Very Well - Billie Holiday (3:00)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Thank You - Dido (3:40)
  2. 2 I Try - Macy Gray (3:57)
  3. 3 Stole - Kelly Rowland (4:10)
  4. 4 Sick and Tired - Anastacia (3:31)
  5. 5 Love & Tears - Naomi Campbell (4:20)
  6. 6 Chains - Tina Arena (4:23)
  7. 7 Dam I Wish I Was Your Lover - Sophie B. Hawkins (5:24)
  8. 8 True Colors - Cyndi Lauper (3:48)
  9. 9 Angel - Sarah McLachlan (4:01)
  10. 10 Long Distance - Brandy (3:48)
  11. 11 Toy Soldiers - Martika (4:20)
  12. 12 Heartbreaker - Dionne Warwick (4:16)
  13. 13 Love Come Down - Evelyn "Champagne" King (3:38)
  14. 14 Love Will Lead You Back - Taylor Dayne (4:39)
  15. 15 Shot Through the Heart - Jennifer Warnes (4:17)
  16. 16 I'll Be Your Friend - Marlena Shaw (3:56)
  17. 17 Piece of My Heart - Janis Joplin (4:13)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Rob Crosby Composer
Dolly Parton Composer
Leonard Cohen Composer
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Gloria Estefan Composer
Whitney Houston Vocal Arrangements
Kashif Composer
Cheryl Lynn Composer
Barry Manilow Arranger
Martika Composer
Otis Redding Composer
Leon Russell Composer
Jennifer Warnes Composer
Dave Brubeck Composer
Paul Desmond Composer
David Mann Composer
Cedar Walton Arranger
Harold Arlen Composer
Sarah McLachlan Composer
David Foster Arranger, Composer
Robin Gibb Composer
Albert Hammond Composer
Steve Kipner Composer
Van McCoy Composer
Terry Melcher Composer
Jack Nitzsche Composer
Jim Steinman Composer
Des'ree Composer
Paul Shaffer Composer
Bob Crewe Composer
Sophie B. Hawkins Composer
Jack Robinson Composer
Rafael Hernández Composer
Barry Gibb Composer
Michael Clark Composer
Dallas Austin Composer
Glen Ballard Composer
Stephanie Bentley Composer
John Bettis Composer
James Bolden Composer
David Campbell Arranger, Woodwind Arrangement
Jackie DeShannon Composer
Marcella Detroit Composer
Ray Ellis Arranger
Maurice Gibb Composer
Arthur Hamilton Composer
Henri René Arranger
Bob Hilliard Composer
Sean Hosein Composer
Henrik Janson String Arrangements
Michael Jay Composer
Tim Mitchell Composer
Richard Niles String Arrangements
Organized Noize Composer
Horace Ott Arranger
David Paich Composer
Gregg Perry Arranger
Linda Perry Composer
Dean Pitchford Composer
Jerry Ragovoy Composer
Bonnie Sheridan Composer
Billy Steinberg Composer
Peter-John Vettese Composer
Diane Warren Composer
Ned Washington Composer
Donna Weiss Composer
John Davenport Composer
Simon Hale String Arrangements
Ashley Ingram Composer
Rodney Jerkins Composer
Dee C. Lee Composer
Shakira Composer
James Rado Composer
Gerome Ragni Composer
Eddie Cooley Composer
Matt Bronleewe Composer
Max Martin Composer
Raymond Taylor Composer
Jeremy Ruzumna Composer
Marqueze Etheridge Composer
Natalie Imbruglia Composer
Ted Koehler Composer
Doris Fisher Composer
Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes Composer
Joe Lubin Composer
Brandon Bennett Composer
Arthur MacDermot Composer
Dido Armstrong Composer
Iola Brubeck Composer
Stanley Walden Composer
Heather Small Composer
Macy Gray Composer
Pink Composer
Charlotte Church Composer
Wayne Wilkins Composer
Hal Kanter Composer
David Wilder Composer
Anastacia Composer
Traditional Composer
Rich Harrison Composer
Paul Herman Composer
Allan Roberts Composer
Alicia Keys Composer
Andrew Frampton Composer
Mark Nevin Composer
Delta Goodrem Composer
Kenny Bereal Composer
Cliff Masterson Composer
Jinsoo Lim Composer
Natasha Bedingfield Composer
Jodi Marr Composer
Jeff Bhasker Composer
Sara Bareilles Composer
Lester Judson Composer
Erica Campbell Composer
Audius Mtawarira Composer
Bruno Mars Composer
Paloma Faith Composer
M.S. Applegate Composer
C. De Rouge Composer
Philip Lawrence Composer
G. Mende Composer
K. Nolan Composer
Stansfield Composer
Ulf Janson String Arrangements
Warryn "Baby Dubb" Campbell Composer
Lawrence Johnson Arranger
Dane Deviller Composer
Tom Kelly Composer
Charles Bereal Composer
Amerie Rogers Composer
Trecina Campbell Composer
Daniel Palomo Composer
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