The Definitive Collection

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There are numerous Patti LaBelle compilations on the market, and Definitive Collection covers much the same ground as most. Nevertheless, it is a fine selection, and one that -- at 19 tracks -- offers more than many budget-line samplers while still providing an excellent single-disc overview of the R&B diva's career. The set stretches back to LaBelle's earliest work with the Bluebelles and includes one track with the funk outfit LaBelle (which is "What Can I Do for You?" and not, surprisingly, "Lady Marmalade"). But the primary focus here is the pop-oriented urban soul of her '80s and '90s solo career, and all the essentials -- "New Attitude," "Stir It Up," and "On My Own" (her number one smash with Michael ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
There are numerous Patti LaBelle compilations on the market, and Definitive Collection covers much the same ground as most. Nevertheless, it is a fine selection, and one that -- at 19 tracks -- offers more than many budget-line samplers while still providing an excellent single-disc overview of the R&B diva's career. The set stretches back to LaBelle's earliest work with the Bluebelles and includes one track with the funk outfit LaBelle (which is "What Can I Do for You?" and not, surprisingly, "Lady Marmalade"). But the primary focus here is the pop-oriented urban soul of her '80s and '90s solo career, and all the essentials -- "New Attitude," "Stir It Up," and "On My Own" (her number one smash with Michael McDonald) -- are included. Casual fans looking for a one-stop dose of LaBelle's best won't go wrong with this one.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/22/2006
  • Label: Geffen Records
  • UPC: 602498797525
  • Catalog Number: 000612802
  • Sales rank: 32,886

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Down the Aisle (The Wedding Song) - Patti Labelle & the Bluebelles (3:31)
  2. 2 Over the Rainbow - Patti Labelle & the Bluebelles (2:43)
  3. 3 What Can I Do for You - Labelle (4:01)
  4. 4 The Best Is Yet to Come - Grover Washington Jr. (5:57)
  5. 5 New Attitude (4:05)
  6. 6 Stir It Up (3:36)
  7. 7 On My Own - Michael McDonald (4:49)
  8. 8 Oh, People (4:22)
  9. 9 Kiss Away the Pain (4:27)
  10. 10 If You Asked Me (3:57)
  11. 11 Yo Mister (4:05)
  12. 12 Feels Like Another One (4:15)
  13. 13 Somebody Loves You Baby (You Know Who It Is) (4:16)
  14. 14 When You've Been Blessed (Feels Like Heaven) (3:58)
  15. 15 The Right Kind of Lover (4:33)
  16. 16 When You Talk About Love (3:47)
  17. 17 Love Is Just a Whisper Away (5:18)
  18. 18 Don't Block the Blessing (4:48)
  19. 19 New Day (3:19)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Patti LaBelle Primary Artist, Vocals
Michael McDonald Vocals
Nona Hendryx Track Performer
Sarah Dash Track Performer
Cindy Birdsong Track Performer
Grover Washington Jr. Saxophone
Technical Credits
Patti LaBelle Composer, Producer, Executive Producer
Nona Hendryx Composer
Burt Bacharach Composer, Producer
Carole Bayer Sager Composer, Producer
Keith Forsey Producer
Bruce Roberts Composer
Bunny Sigler Composer, Producer
Dexter Wansel Composer, Producer
Andy Goldmark Composer
Bunny Hull Composer
Sharon Barnes Composer
Edward Batts Composer
Bert Berns Producer
Cynthia Biggs Composer
Peter Bunetta Producer
Rick Chudacoff Producer
Eugene Lambchops Curry Composer
Harold Faltermeyer Producer
John Gilutin Composer
Julie Gold Composer
Don Graham Composer
Mabon "Teenie" Hodges Composer
Jimmy Jam Arranger, Producer
Ron Kersey Composer, Producer
Stewart Levine Producer
Terry Lewis Arranger, Composer, Producer
Andy McKaie Producer
Sami McKinney Composer, Producer
Richard Perry Producer
Howie Rice Producer
Harold B. Robinson Composer, Producer
Danny Sembello Composer
Michael Stokes Arranger, Composer, Producer
Allen Toussaint Arranger, Producer
Diane Warren Composer
Grover Washington Jr. Arranger, Producer
Vicki Wickham Executive Producer
Jimmy Wright Composer, Producer
A. Scott Galloway Liner Notes
Pam Wolfe Composer
Kenny Moore Composer
Ann Bennett-Nesby Composer
Jason Rome Composer, Producer
Malcolm Allison Composer, Producer
James "Big Jim" Wright Composer
Denise Rich Composer
Armstead Edwards Composer
Tiffany Palmer Composer
Jo Ann Frederick Producer
Ryan Null Photo Coordination
Pierre Medor Composer
Dwayne Nesmith Composer
Carlos Ricketts Composer
Peter Bennett Producer
Christian McKinnly Producer
Sharon Robinson Composer
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