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Promise (Japan Press)

Sade

(1985)
Promise (Japan Press)

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

1:00 AM

HIFI ROOM

6 PM SESSION. Released in November 1985 under the Epic Records label, Sade's "Promise" is a mesmerizing blend of smooth jazz, soul, and R&B that solidifies the band's signature sound. The Japanese pressing of the album, known for its exceptional audio quality, highlights the intricate arrangements and lush production that define tracks like "The Sweetest Taboo" and "Never as Good as the First Time." Sade Adu's sultry, evocative vocals paired with the band's sophisticated musicianship create an immersive listening experience. "Promise" not only captivated audiences worldwide but also reinforced Sade's status as a quintessential voice of the '80s, blending timeless elegance with emotional depth.

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Brian Rauschenbach

Released in November 1985 under the Epic Records label, Sade's "Promise" is a mesmerizing blend of smooth jazz, soul, and R&B that solidifies the band's signature sound. The Japanese pressing of the album, known for its exceptional audio quality, highlights the intricate arrangements and lush production that define tracks like "The Sweetest Taboo" and "Never as Good as the First Time." Sade Adu's sultry, evocative vocals paired with the band's sophisticated musicianship create an immersive listening experience. "Promise" not only captivated audiences worldwide but also reinforced Sade's status as a quintessential voice of the '80s, blending timeless elegance with emotional depth.

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