Lush, Orchestral Masterpiece!
Final Studio Album On Vinyl LP! True Testament To Life of Sharon Jones!
One of Rolling Stone's 50 Best Albums of 2017!
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings' final studio album, Soul of a Woman is a lush, orchestral masterpiece. A true testament to the life and career of Daptone's fearless leader and one of the world's greatest performers. In the year prior to her death from pancreatic cancer in 2016, Sharon Jones toured and performed tirelessly, and was also the subject of Miss Sharon Jones!, an acclaimed documentary by Oscar-Winning director Barbara Kopple. Yet somehow, the beloved and heroic soul singer found time to complete a studio album. Soul of a Woman features eleven songs which reveal that the emotion, dynamics, and drama of Jones' voice remained at full power until her final days.
The songs on Soul Of A Woman exemplify two distinct sides of the bands sound. Side One showcases the grittier, bluesier material like "Matter Of Time" and "Sail On" giving Sharon the room to flex her vocal prowess, creating a "liveness" that few studio albums posses. Side Two takes on a more sophisticated orchestral mood. Tracks like "When I Saw Your Face" and "These Tears (No Longer For You), capture a soft vulnerability in Sharon's vocals that draws you deep inside, and yet they remain nuanced with the signature toughness that never allow you to forget she's steering the ship. The finished product is an album that captures a band and a singer at their peak. Includes limited time download card.
"This is the final album Sharon Jones made before her death last fall, recorded with her longtime backing band, the Dap-Kings, in stolen moments between chemotherapy treatments. She was an irreplaceable talent, and her loss can't help but change the way one hears the gospel show-stopper 'Call on God,' the brass-driven workout 'Sail On' and the tender farewell 'Pass Me By.' At its heart, though, Soul of a Woman is a joyful album. It makes you feel lucky that we got to share a planet with her voice for as long as we did." - Rolling Stone, 50 Best Albums of 2017
Final studio album
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1. Matter Of Time
2. Sail On!
3. Just Give Me Your Time
4. Come And Be A Winner
6. Pass Me By
1. Searching For A New Day
2. These Tears (No Longer For You)
3. When I Saw Your Face
4. Girl! (You Got To Forgive Him)
5. Call On God