Starlight

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Soulful English singer/songwriter Joan Armatrading spent her last two outings, 2007's rootsy, Grammy Award-nominated Into the Blues and 2010's propulsive, electrified This Charming Life, testing the boundaries of the genre, channeling both the acoustic and electric histories of the blues with equal parts wit, warmth, and wildness. Released in 2013, Starlight serves as a jazz-centric complement to those two releases, offering up a luxurious set of new originals -- like "Single Life," "The Way I Think of You," "Always on My Mind," and the buttery title cut, all of which find Armatrading handling each and every instrument -- that skillfully bridges the gap between...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Soulful English singer/songwriter Joan Armatrading spent her last two outings, 2007's rootsy, Grammy Award-nominated Into the Blues and 2010's propulsive, electrified This Charming Life, testing the boundaries of the genre, channeling both the acoustic and electric histories of the blues with equal parts wit, warmth, and wildness. Released in 2013, Starlight serves as a jazz-centric complement to those two releases, offering up a luxurious set of new originals -- like "Single Life," "The Way I Think of You," "Always on My Mind," and the buttery title cut, all of which find Armatrading handling each and every instrument -- that skillfully bridges the gap between the smooth folk-pop of Show Some Emotion, the amorous candor of Lover's Speak, and the evocative cool of the aforementioned Into the Blues.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/26/2013
  • Label: 429 Records
  • UPC: 795041792525
  • Catalog Number: 17925
  • Sales rank: 57,695

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Single Life (3:50)
  2. 2 Close to Me (3:57)
  3. 3 Tell Me (4:52)
  4. 4 Back on Track (3:41)
  5. 5 I Want That Love (4:30)
  6. 6 The Way I Think Of You (2:57)
  7. 7 Always on My Mind (3:51)
  8. 8 Starlight (3:47)
  9. 9 Busy With You (4:44)
  10. 10 Summer Kisses (3:56)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Joan Armatrading Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Electric Guitar, Keyboards, Keyboard Horns, String Keyboard
Technical Credits
Joan Armatrading Arranger, Composer, Producer, Engineer, drum programming
Michael Robert Williams Cover Photo, Back Cover Photo
Tim Young Mastering
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