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Rapture is the second album by the American vocalist Anita Baker
Rapture is the second album by American vocalist Anita Baker, released in 1986. This became Baker's breakout album, selling over 8 million copies worldwide (of which 5 million in the US) and earning her two Grammy Awards. The album's first track, "Sweet Love", was a top 10 Billboard hit in addition to winning a Grammy Award. The music video for the track "Same Ole Love" was filmed and recorded at Baker's Keyboard Lounge.
Anita Baker – Rapture. Label: Elektra – 9 60444-1, Elektra – 60444-1. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Specialty Press. Art Direction, Photography By – Carol Friedman. Backing Vocals – Alex Brown (tracks: A2, B4), Anita Baker (tracks: A1 to B2), Bunny Hull (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B3, B4), Darryl Phinnissee (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B2 to B4), Jim Gilstrap (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B3, B4), Lynn Davis (tracks
Elektra gave her a strong promotional push, and the equally superb Rapture became the megahit that The Songstress should have been. Rapture gave Baker one moving hit after another, including "Sweet Love," "Caught up in the Rapture," "Same Ole Love," and "No One in This World
Following Anita Baker's 1983 debut lack of success,Anita Baker realized that her husky and rangy vocal approach required a broader musical base. That album has essentially been a combination of quiet storm style soul ballads and spirited live band oriented funk. Extremely capable on both,what was needed for Baker was a sense of identity. An Anita Baker sound as it were. By signing up the legendary Atlantic Records,she worked with producer Michael Powell for a sophomore release on the label.
Rapture is the second album by the American vocalist Anita Baker. It was released in 1986, becoming her breakout album, selling over 8 million copies worldwide (of which 5 million in the US) and earning her two Grammy Awards. It produced one moving hit after another, including "Sweet Love," "Caught up in the Rapture", "Same Ole Love," and "No One in This World.
Free Download "Anita Baker - 1986 - Rapture" Album. Find out more about the artist and the album. gr A Funk, Soul, Jazz & R&B digital record collection. Anita Baker – 1986 – Rapture. Here is one that Nikos and I (Trakbuv) have been discussing for a while – the idea to have a few more posts from the 1980s, and a few more of those all-time classics. And one album that always pops out as a united chorus is Anita Baker‘s Rapture. And could you really pick a better LP to represent the decade ? This is in Nikos’ Top 5 for the 1980s.
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Anita Baker’s 1986 offering, Rapture, is a classic soul masterpiece, shot through with jazzy instrumentation and perfectly restrained vocals. Sweet Love was her first pop hit, rich with funky piano stabs, a tightly coiled bass groove and Baker’s deep, powerful vocal. Caught Up in the Rapture is even more seductive, as the simplicity of the production provides a sumptuous undercurrent for her so-smooth styling. How does a quietly released album win two GRAMMY® Awards and shift more than eight million copies? By being faultless. Anita Baker’s 1986 offering, Rapture, is a classic soul masterpiece, shot through with jazzy instrumentation and perfectly restrained vocals.
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Words By, Music By – Anita Baker, Gary Bias, Louis A. Johnson
|A2||You Bring Me Joy
Saxophone – Don MyrickWords By, Music By – David Lasley
|A3||Caught Up In The Rapture
Lyrics By – Dianne QuanderMusic By – Garry Glenn
|A4||Been So Long
Bass – Jimmy HaslipWords By, Music By – Anita Baker
Finger Snaps [Finger Pops] – Alpha L. Perkins, Holli L. Perkins, Michael J. Powell, Warren WoodsWords By, Music By – Rod Temperton
|B2||No One In The World
Bass – Neil StubenhausDrums – John Robinson Guitar – Dean ParksKeyboards – Randy KerberLyrics By – Marti SharronMusic By – Ken HirschRhythm Guitar – Paul Jackson*Synthesizer [Synthesizer Overdubs] – Greg Philinganes*, Paul Chiten
|B3||Same Ole Love
Words By, Music By – Darryl K. Roberts, Marilyn McLeod
|B4||Watch Your Step
Saxophone – Donald AlbrightWords By, Music By – Anita Baker
- Record Company – WEA Records, S.A.
- Printed By – Ορφανός - Σκαλτσάς
NotesWhite label test pressing vinyl manufacture in Greece.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 0 7559-60444-1
|9 60444-1, 60444-1||Anita Baker||Rapture (LP, Album, Spe)||Elektra, Elektra||9 60444-1, 60444-1||US||1986|
|AMCY-3002||Anita Baker||Rapture (CD, Album, RE)||Elektra||AMCY-3002||Japan||1997|
|LSEL 71036||Anita Baker||Rapture (LP, Album)||Jugoton||LSEL 71036||Yugoslavia||1986|
|none||Anita Baker||Rapture (8xFile, FLAC, Album, RM, 24b)||Atlantic, Rhino Records||none||2012|
|E4-60444, 60444-4||Anita Baker||Rapture (Cass, Album, Club)||Elektra, Elektra||E4-60444, 60444-4||US||1986|