For Love CD (2012)

Artist: Anuhea

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Product Overview

Specifications

Label Worldsound/fontan
SKU 227812491
UPC 826217111922
UPC 14 00826217111922
Format CD
Release Date 3/13/2012
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Author Anuhea
Technical Info
CatalogID 1119
Lable Name Worldsound
Released 02/13/2012
Original Release 2012
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 48m : 42s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00826217111922
Musical Guests
JP. Kennedy
Album Notes and Credits
Recording information: Studio One, HI.
Photographers: Angelina Hills; Kawehi Jenkins.
Intentionally released in time for Valentine's Day, 26-year-old Hawaiian singer-songwriter Anuhea Jenkins' unashamedly romantic second album, For Love, sounds like it should be the aural equivalent of a particularly slushy rom-com. Thankfully the Maui-born songstress has avoided the temptation to drench her lovelorn lyrics with sickly sweet melodies and schmaltzy strings, and instead has impressively managed to produce a genuinely warm and effortlessly summery record which might even charm those who curse the Feb 14 celebrations. Largely guided by producer Dwight Baker (Kelly Clarkson, Enrique Iglesias), there are a few ventures into his more familiar glossy pop territory, such as the staccato acoustic hooks and bubbling acidic bass-lines of "Mr. Mellow," and the slinky club-oriented crunk of "I Wanna Be There," both of which recall the faceless mid-00s R&B of Cassie, Ciara and Christina Milian. But For Love is far more enchanting when it soaks up the sounds of her island background, whether it's the laid-back beachside folk of "Simple Love Song," the timeless Lovers' Rock of "Crown Royal," and Estelle cover "Come Over Love," or the breezy reggae-pop of "Higher Than The Clouds" and "Moving On," while the strutting tango of "Fight For Me Tonight" and the stripped back piano-led balladry of closer "What Am I Doing?" showcase Anuhea's delicately soulful Alicia Keys-esque vocals in all their glory. A quietly seductive affair, For Love suggests that when it comes to the `female Jack Johnson' label, Colbie Caillat may now have some competition. ~ Jon O'Brien
Disc 1
1 Looking For Love
2 Higher Than the Clouds
3 Simple Love Song
4 Mr. Mellow
5 Moving On
6 I Wanna Be There
7 Fight For Me Tonight
8 It's Not the Same
9 Come Over Love
10 Crown Royal
11 Sunday
12 No Time
13 What Am I Doing?
Product Attributes
Artist Anuhea
Music Format Compact Disc
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