Shelter

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Leo Stanley
By the time the Brand New Heavies released Shelter in 1997, urban R&B was shifting toward the more organic grooves that they helped pioneer in the early '90s. Although the Heavies were into acid jazz as well, they smoothed over many of the experimental elements of their music in the mid-'90s, leaving behind a seductive, earthy, and jazzy variation of urban soul. That provided the foundation for Shelter, their first album featuring Siedah Garrett as lead singer. Garrett's smooth voice helps push the band toward more conventional territory, yet their songwriting is stronger than most of the contemporaries, and their sound is funkier and more convincing. While there are no...
See more details below
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (7) from $1.99   
  • New (4) from $4.54   
  • Used (3) from $1.99   

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Leo Stanley
By the time the Brand New Heavies released Shelter in 1997, urban R&B was shifting toward the more organic grooves that they helped pioneer in the early '90s. Although the Heavies were into acid jazz as well, they smoothed over many of the experimental elements of their music in the mid-'90s, leaving behind a seductive, earthy, and jazzy variation of urban soul. That provided the foundation for Shelter, their first album featuring Siedah Garrett as lead singer. Garrett's smooth voice helps push the band toward more conventional territory, yet their songwriting is stronger than most of the contemporaries, and their sound is funkier and more convincing. While there are no standout singles on Shelter, it's a uniformly engaging listen, illustrating that the Brand New Heavies are one of the great underrated urban R&B bands of the '90s.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/20/2001
  • Label: Delicious Vinyl
  • UPC: 081227676827
  • Catalog Number: 76768
  • Sales rank: 61,768

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I Like It (4:02)
  2. 2 Sometimes (4:45)
  3. 3 Shelter (5:01)
  4. 4 Crying Water (4:21)
  5. 5 Day by Day (4:41)
  6. 6 Feels Like Right (4:21)
  7. 7 Highest High (4:30)
  8. 8 You Are the Universe (4:12)
  9. 9 Stay Gone (4:56)
  10. 10 Once Is Twice Enough (3:58)
  11. 11 You Can Do It (4:01)
  12. 12 After Forever (5:23)
  13. 13 Last to Know (4:24)
Read More Show Less

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Brand New Heavies Primary Artist
Yo-Yo Background Vocals, Noise
Siedah Garrett Vocals, Background Vocals, Noise
Simon Bartholomew Guitar, Background Vocals, Noise
Mike Brittain Bass
Beverly Brown Background Vocals
Wilfred Gibson Violin
Garfield Jackson Viola
Paul Kegg Celli
Jan Kincaid Percussion, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals, Noise
Noel Langley Trumpet
Chris Laurence Bass
Andrew Levy Bass, Percussion, Tambourine, Background Vocals, Noise
David Nolan Violin
Dennis Rollins Trombone
Jeff Scantlebury Percussion, Conga
Gavyn Wright Violin
Henry Binns Background Vocals, Noise
Peter Lale Viola
Tony Pleeth Celli
Fatlip Rap
Isabelle Dunn Strings
Antonia Paget Strings
Shilts Saxophone
Richard Wayler Background Vocals
Michael Smith Saxophone
James McLeod Violin
Technical Credits
Siedah Garrett Arranger, Producer
Simon Bartholomew Arranger, Producer
Jan Kincaid Arranger, Producer
Andrew Levy Arranger, Programming, Producer, String Arrangements
Kevin Metcalfe Mastering
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously