Thursday, September 24, 2009
Motor City songstress Anita Baker is a true legend of R&B/Soul music, winning eight Grammy Awards, and garnering four platinum albums and two gold albums to her credit. Sadly, she doesn't seem to be recording or touring anymore, a great career shortened by health and family problems. But damn if Nita' ain't put out some classic material in the 80's and 90's. Here's a trio of my favorites.
Man, if there any more beautiful song than "Angel"? I don't even need to add commentary to this. Just cop the headphones already.
If heaven had a soundtrack, Anita Baker would definitely be somewhere on it.
2. "I Apologize"
I'll admit, I wasn't really feelin' this song when it came out. Supposedly a song about her own personal relationships, it always struck me as an odd choice for a single.
Only after my own Pops died did I actually understand the lyrics. Nuff' said.
3. "Talk To Me"
Question: What's your favorite Anita Baker tune?!?