Way I See It CD (2008)

Artist: Raphael Saadiq

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In 2003, Raphael Saadiq released the live CD, All Hits at the House of Blues following it in 2004 with Ray Ray. In demand as a producer, songwriter and musician, Raphael's impressive list of credits includes Whitney Houston, Mary J. Blige, Anthony Hamilton, Devin the Dude, Kelis, Q-Tip, Lil' Skeeter, Ludacris, The Bee Gees, Nappy Roots, T-Boz from TLC, Young Bellz, Earth, Wind & Fire and many others: in 2006, he was the main producer and co-writer of seven songs for the Introducing Joss Stone project.

Now comes The Way I See It, a masterful collection of new material that speaks to Raphael Saadiq's deep love for rhythm and blues. "While I was making the album, I watched videos by Gladys Knight & The Pips, Al Green, The Four Tops...and fused them all together," Raphael says speaking of the further inspiration he found for creating the album, which truly showcases the rich diversity of funky grooves and smooth balladry that is Saadiq's calling card.

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Label Cbs/epic/wtg Records
SKU 208920888
UPC 886970858526
UPC 14 00886970858526
Format CD
Release Date 9/16/2008
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Author Raphael Saadiq
Artist Bio
Raphael SaadiqHe is a standard bearer for what folks call 'old school' music, a contemporary artist continuing a time-honored tradition that goes back to the '60s and '70s. From his early days as a member of the groundbreaking '80s group Tony! Toni! Tone! through his work as an award-winning producer of such artists as Joss Stone, The Roots, Snoop Dogg, John Legend among many others and his own solo albums, the multi-talented Raphael Saadiq has kept the faith. "Every record I've ever made has had those influences...The Temptations, Al Green, The Four Tops and so on," Raphael explains from the L.A. studio where he recorded his latest illustrious work. This album is the culmination of a life time of experiences informed by the music i grew up on."Indeed. Listening to The Way I See It, it's immediately obvious that it could have been recorded thirty years ago. Musically cohesive in the same way that soul music albums were recorded back in the day, Raphael's third solo album and first for Sony BMG is not merely a throwback: it is as close to the kind of record made in Detroit, Chicago, Memphis, Miami or New York by any number of super R&B hit makers to anything recorded since. While other contemporary artists may attempt to emulate the sound and flavor of '70s soul music, Raphael Saadiq brings real emotion, real feeling and production values that are simply (to borrow a popular phrase from back then), right on.
Product Attributes
Artist Saadiq,Raphael
Label Cbs/epic/wtg Records
Music Format Compact Disc

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