Soulsinger

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All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
Ledisi exhales on the funky opener "Get Outta My Kitchen," pumping mad adrenaline and setting the bar for the next 16 tracks. She confronts incest and domestic violence matter-of-factly on "Papa Loved to Love Me," a tell-all about a father raping his daughter. Cool jazzy flavors (including the catchy "I Wantcha Babe") and sweet floaters ("Take Time" and "In My Life") balance the more dramatic cuts and provide a comfortable plateau for Ledisi's fluid alto. "Coffee" is reminiscent of the '60s/'70s poet-artists Nikki Giovanni and Gil Scott-Heron. Soulsinger has that freshness that makes first albums special. The multi-talented singer co-wrote most of the songs with ...
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All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
Ledisi exhales on the funky opener "Get Outta My Kitchen," pumping mad adrenaline and setting the bar for the next 16 tracks. She confronts incest and domestic violence matter-of-factly on "Papa Loved to Love Me," a tell-all about a father raping his daughter. Cool jazzy flavors (including the catchy "I Wantcha Babe") and sweet floaters ("Take Time" and "In My Life") balance the more dramatic cuts and provide a comfortable plateau for Ledisi's fluid alto. "Coffee" is reminiscent of the '60s/'70s poet-artists Nikki Giovanni and Gil Scott-Heron. Soulsinger has that freshness that makes first albums special. The multi-talented singer co-wrote most of the songs with keyboardist Saundra Manning.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/22/2003
  • Label: Tommy Boy
  • UPC: 661868314021
  • Catalog Number: 3140

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Get Outta My Kitchen (3:51)
  2. 2 Stop Livin' in Ya Head (4:42)
  3. 3 Take Time (5:11)
  4. 4 You Are My Friend (4:12)
  5. 5 Coffee (5:32)
  6. 6 Good Lovin' (3:41)
  7. 7 Hotel (3:43)
  8. 8 Dreaming Interlude (1:43)
  9. 9 Free Again (4:49)
  10. 10 Soulsinger (3:51)
  11. 11 My Prayers (4:38)
  12. 12 In My Life (4:51)
  13. 13 Groove On (5:34)
  14. 14 I Want'cha Babe (4:23)
  15. 15 I Want'cha Babe Interlude (1:11)
  16. 16 Papa Loved to Love Me (3:45)
  17. 17 Soulsinger (4:27)
  18. 18 Hold on to Love (4:37)
  19. 19 Snoring (0:29)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ledisi Primary Artist
Bill McKinley Bass
Tommy Bradford Drums
Wayne Braxton Saxophone, EWI
Eric Brown Drums
MeShell NdegeOcello Bass
Robert Rhodes Drums
John Jubu Smith Guitar
Nelson Braxton Bass, Moog Bass
Sharon Goodrich Conga
Cedricke Dennis Guitar
Ledisi Young Percussion, Vocals, Background Vocals, Loops
Richard Armstrong Trumpet
Sundra "Sun" Manning Percussion, Piano, Keyboards, Hammond Organ, Background Vocals, Laughs
Alan Lightner Percussion
Kisha Griffin Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Jeff Cressman Engineer
Ken Lee Mastering
Ben Leinbach Engineer
Michael Denton Engineer
Nelson Braxton drum programming
Ledisi Young Producer, Engineer, drum programming
Sundra "Sun" Manning Producer, Engineer, drum programming
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    "She is Soul"

    Ledisi is one of few "real" singers left in a sea of sutto music. If you love good old fashioned Soul with a twist..this is the cd for you. This girl can SANG! Seeing her live is a MUST!!!! One of the best concerts I've ever attended..

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Man O' Man! Can This Woman Sing!

    Thank God the real roots of soul and all it encompasses is alive and well in this incredible soul diva!

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