CD | R&B | 13 Sep 2019
CD | R&B | 13 Sep 2019
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Long-awaited expanded double-CD edition of acclaimed soul-jazz vocal stylist and songwriter Lalah Hathaway’s first two albums – “Lalah Hathaway” (1990) and “A Moment” (1994). Features a wealth of bonus material including hard-to-find mixes, b-sides and rare Japanese-only single ‘Night And Day’.
This double-disc is the first ever comprehensive compilation of her recordings for Virgin Records.
Daughter of soul legend the late great Donny Hathaway, the renowned songstress Lalah Hathaway is a multiple Grammy and ASCAP Award winner.
Her 1990 debut “Lalah Hathaway” encompasses Brit-soul, jazz, R&B and swingbeat, including the US R&B hits ‘Heaven Knows’, ‘Baby Don’t Cry’ and ‘It’s Somethin’. Collaborators include top producers Angela Winbush (Stephanie Mills/Isley Brothers), Derek Bramble (Jaki Graham/David Bowie), Andre Fischer (Rufus/Brenda Russell) and more.
Her 1994 follow-up “A Moment” includes her UK top 40 cover of Sly & The Family Stone’s ‘Family Affair’ with The British Electric Foundation, as well as production by Brian Alexander Morgan (SWV), Sami McKinney (Anita Baker/Patti LaBelle) and Chuckii Booker (Troop/Vanessa Williams).
20 page booklet includes selected track commentary by Lalah, rare photos, discography and brand new interview with the artist by project-producer/ex-Attitude editor Adam Mattera.
Title: It's Somethin' - The Virgin Years
Release Date: 13 Sep 2019
Artist: Lalah Hathaway
Catalogue No: NTND002
2 Heaven Knows
3 Baby Don't Cry
5 U-Godit Gowin On
7 Stay Home Tonight
8 I'm Coming Back
10 I Gotta Move On
11 Heaven Knows (7? Version)
12 It?s Somethin' (Radio Mix)
13 Baby Don't Cry (Radio Version)
14 Heaven Knows (Yvonne Turner Remix)
15 It?s Somethin' (12? Mix)
16 Baby Don't Cry (Crybaby Club Version)
17 Somethin' (Smoove & Sassy Mix)
1 Let Me Love You
3 Family Affair
4 These Are The Things (You Do To Me)
5 Do You Suppose
6 Better As A Memory
7 Bad By Myself
8 Lean On Me
9 Separate Ways
10 Long After U Have Gone
11 I?m Not Over You
12 A Moment
13 So They Say
14 Night And Day
15 Let Me Love You (Bed Time Mix)
16 Dreams Don?t Lie (Club Mix)
17 Separate Ways (Stringapella)
18 Night And Day (Acappella Version)