Blue Lights in the Basement is the sixth studio album by American singer Roberta Flack released by Atlantic on December 13, 1977. The album was a commercial success, peaking at number eight on the US Billboard 200, becoming her third consecutive top-ten album on the chart and reaching number five on the R&B albums chart. On February 27, 1978, the album received a Gold certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments over 500,000 copies.
This album finds Flack responding to the changing times with a batch of smooth tracks and a polished and accomplished production. Of course by this time, she seemed to be divorced from the intelligent and recondite work that typified the early part of her career. Some of the tracks here do come close to that style; "25th of Last December" and "Love Is the Healing" throw in some nice changes to complement Flack's sweet and patient vocals. What caused this album to be such a big seller was the Flack and Donny Hathaway duet, "The Closer I Get to Yo. The track.
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Roberta Flack is a 1978 album release by American vocalist Roberta Flack: her eighth album release - including her 1972 Donny Hathaway collaboration - Roberta Flack was the parent album of the Adult Contemporary hit "If Ever I See You Again" which also ranked in the Top 40. Roberta Flack discography. She was the lead singer from the soul/R&B band, Mtume, whose soulful lead voice that was featured on the 1983 R&B hit, "Juicy Fruit". Agee has worked consistently as a backing singer from the mid-1970s through to the present day, predominantly with James Mtume who produced her one solo album Welcome to My Dream for Epic Records in.
Request an album send to friend. Blue Lights In The Basement (1977). Roberta Flack - Blue Lights In The Basement. Bitrate (quality): 192256320. mp3. 1. Why Don't You Move In With Me. 4:55. 2. The Closer I Get To You (Duet With Donny Hathaway).
Artist: Roberta Flack Album: Blue Lights In The Basement Genre: R&B, Soul Label: Atlantic/WEA Released: 1977/1995 Quality: FLAC (image+. cue) Tracklist: Why Don't You Move In With Me (4:54). The Closer I Get To You (with Donny Hathaway) (4:40). Fine, Fine Day (4:51). This Time I'll Be Sweeter (4:27). 25th Of Last December (4:33). I'd Like To Be Baby To You (4:39).
Rhino Hi-Five: Roberta Flack Roberta Flack. Softly With These Songs The Best Of Roberta Flack Roberta Flack. Rhino Hi-Five: Roberta Flack Roberta Flack. Quiet Fire Roberta Flack. Chapter Two Roberta Flack. Killing Me Softly Roberta Flack. Roberta Flack Roberta Flack. Darling can't you see What losing you has done to me I'm not the same girl I used to be Have a change of heart Don't leave me standing in the dark Don't let confusion keep us apart Come back to me and I'll promise I'll be Everything's that bright and new Your whole life through. This time I'll be sweeter Our love will run deeper I won't mess around I won't let you let down Have faith in me Have faith in me.
Roberta Flack Blue Lights In The Basement 1977. ROBERTA FLACK - Blue Lights In The Basement (1977) 05. 25th Of Last December. ROBERTA FLACK - Blue Lights In The Basement (1977) 08. Soul Deep. ROBERTA FLACK - Blue Lights In The Basement (1977) 07. I'd Like To Be Baby To You. (play). ROBERTA FLACK - Blue Lights In The Basement (1977) 03. Fine, Fine Day. ROBERTA FLACK - Blue Lights In The Basement (1977) 02. The Closer I Get To You.
Tracklist Hide Credits
|A1||Why Don't You Move In With Me||4:51|
|A2||The Closer I Get To You
Written-By – J. Mtume*, Reggie Lucas
|A3||Fine, Fine Day
Written-By – Rachel Perry
|A4||This Time I'll Be Sweeter
Written-By – Gwen Guthrie, Pat Grant*
|A5||25th Of Last December||4:31|
Written-By – Michael Messer*, Ronald Miller
|B2||I'd Like To Be Baby To You
Written-By – Morgan Ames
Written-By – Wayne Carson*
|B4||Love Is The Healing||3:42|
|B5||Where I'll Find You
Written-By – David McHugh
- Pressed By – Diskos
- Printed By – GIP "Beograd"
- Executive-Producer – Ahmet Ertegun
- Producer – Eugene McDaniels, Joe Ferla, Rubina Flake
- Written-By – Eugene McDaniels (tracks: A1, A5, B4)
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (side A runout area data): K 50440 A 1 ALLEN
- Matrix / Runout (side B runout area data): K 50440 B 2 ALLEN
- Rights Society: SAKOJ
|SD 19149||Roberta Flack||Blue Lights In The Basement (LP, Album, PR)||Atlantic||SD 19149||US||1977|
|GM-200.2270, GM-Lps.200.2270||Roberta Flack||Blue Lights In The Basement (LP, Album)||Atlantic, Atlantic||GM-200.2270, GM-Lps.200.2270||Venezuela||1978|
|KSD 19149||Roberta Flack||Blue Lights In The Basement (LP, Album)||Atlantic||KSD 19149||Canada||1977|
|7567-82791-2||Roberta Flack||Blue Lights In The Basement (CD, Album, RE)||Atlantic||7567-82791-2||Germany||Unknown|
|TP 19149||Roberta Flack||Blue Lights In The Basement (8-Trk, Album)||Atlantic||TP 19149||US||1977|