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Biography - The Greatest Hits

Review 2003 BMG CD
Affection

Review Affection
Real Love

Review Arriving as it did in 1990, before nostalgia for '70s dance music turned from irony to genuine appreciation, Lisa Stansfield's Affection was ahead of its time. Featuring up-to-date clubland rhythms percolating under sweeping string arrangements a la Barry White and classic Philly soul, Stansfield's music struck the perfect balance between looking forward and looking back. "All Around the World" was justifiably the album's smash hit, but more than a few of the other tracks--"This Is the Right Time," "Live Together," and "Poison" among them--are its equal. And it's easy to get lost in Stansfield's supple, soulful voice, which leads the way in making Affection a far more memorable affair than the usual dance trifle. --Daniel Durchholz
Lisa Stansfield, Deluxe

Review Limited 18 disc (13 CDs + five NTSC/Region 0 DVDs) set. The definitive collection of Lisa's recordings for the Arista label, this set brings together deluxe two CD + DVD case bound book editions of the classic albums AFFECTION (1989), REAL LOVE (1991), SO NATURAL (1993), Lisa Stansfield (1997) and FACE UP (2001) plus the three CD PEOPLE HOLD ON: THE REMIX ANTHOLOGY all housed in a unique outer slipcase.
People Hold on the Remix Anthology-Lisa Stansfield

Review Digitally remastered and expanded three disc (two CDs + NTSC/Region 0 DVD) deluxe edition of this 1997 album. Features rare tracks and 12' mixes plus videos, live footage and a specially recorded interview with Lisa. The 28- page casebound book features photos, memorabilia, lyrics and brand new sleeve notes. Lisa returned to the top of the charts with her self-titled fourth album. Lisa Stansfield produced such irresistible cuts as 'The Real Thing' and a consummate cover of the Barry White classic 'Never, Never Gonna Give You Up', while infectious bootleg update of 'People Hold On' hit the Top Five and became the first of four consecutive US club #1s.
Best of S.O.S. Band

Review Features photos, memorabilia, lyrics and brand new sleeve notes. REAL LOVE found Lisa fulfilling the promise of her debut with an equally compelling, still more diverse set of songs. With 'All Woman', an instant contemporary classic, the poignant features alongside the seductive 'Time to Make You Mine' and the irresistibly uplifting hits 'Set Your Loving Free' and 'Change'.
Clear Horizon - The Best Of Basia

Review Lisa's career has spanned over 4 decades, boasting sales of nearly 20 million records and a string of Top 10 UK and European hits including: Around the World, All Woman and This Is the Right Time. The aptly named album 'Seven' was Lisa's 7th studio release and galvanized her fan base old and new. The multi BRIT, Ivor Novello and Silver Clef Award winner returned to the studio to record along with long-time songwriting partner Ian Devaney, whose credits include the Bodyguard and Indecent Proposal soundtracks.
Ultimate Collection

Review Quick Shipping !!! New And Sealed !!! This Disc WILL NOT play on standard US DVD player. A multi-region PAL/NTSC DVD player is request to view it in USA/Canada. Please Review Description.
The Best of Anita Baker

Review Digitally re-mastered three CD anthology that brings together over thirty sought-after and previously unheard full-length mixes, with a 28-page case bound book featuring photos, memorabilia, lyrics and brand new sleeve notes. The unmistakable voice of Lisa Stansfield has been a constant presence on the dance floor ever since the breakthrough success of 'People Hold On' with Coldcut in 1989. Over the years since, her classic tracks have been remixed by the cream of Clubland from Frankie Knuckles, Masters at Work and David Morales to Ashley Beedle, Massive Attack and the Orb.
The Thrill Of It All [Special Edition]

Review Digitally remastered and expanded three disc (two CDs + NTSC/Region 0 DVD) deluxe edition of her 2001 album. Features rare tracks and 12' mixes including previously unavailable 2003 remixes of the #1 'All Around the World', plus videos, live footage and a specially recorded interview with Lisa. The 28-page casebound book features photos, memorabilia, lyrics and brand new sleeve notes. Lisa's final album for Arista, FACE UP was both forward-thinking and as timeless as ever, exploring contemporary beats with the garage hit 'Let's Just Call It Love' and mining more classic grooves such as for the latter-day Northern Soul favorite '8-3-1'.
The Best Of Gerald Levert

Review Deluxe expanded two CD edition includes a new single plus bonus remixes. 2014 release, the seventh studio album from the British Pop/Soul vocalist. Seven was produced and written by Lisa and husband Ian Devaney. Recorded in both Los Angeles and Manchester, Stansfield has collaborated with John 'JR' Robinson, known as the most recorded drummer in history and Grammy award winning orchestrator Jerry Hey, both integral to the creation of Michael Jackson's Off the Wall, Thriller and Bad albums, and have worked with Lisa for over two decades. Following her critically acclaimed return to live performance in 2013, Seven marks Lisa's return to the international stage and confirms her status as one of the UK's premier recording artists.
Affection

Review 2003 BMG CD
Biography - The Greatest Hits

Review Affection
Real Love

Review Arriving as it did in 1990, before nostalgia for '70s dance music turned from irony to genuine appreciation, Lisa Stansfield's Affection was ahead of its time. Featuring up-to-date clubland rhythms percolating under sweeping string arrangements a la Barry White and classic Philly soul, Stansfield's music struck the perfect balance between looking forward and looking back. "All Around the World" was justifiably the album's smash hit, but more than a few of the other tracks--"This Is the Right Time," "Live Together," and "Poison" among them--are its equal. And it's easy to get lost in Stansfield's supple, soulful voice, which leads the way in making Affection a far more memorable affair than the usual dance trifle. --Daniel Durchholz
Real Love: Deluxe

Review Limited 18 disc (13 CDs + five NTSC/Region 0 DVDs) set. The definitive collection of Lisa's recordings for the Arista label, this set brings together deluxe two CD + DVD case bound book editions of the classic albums AFFECTION (1989), REAL LOVE (1991), SO NATURAL (1993), Lisa Stansfield (1997) and FACE UP (2001) plus the three CD PEOPLE HOLD ON: THE REMIX ANTHOLOGY all housed in a unique outer slipcase.
Lisa Stansfield, Deluxe

Review Digitally remastered and expanded three disc (two CDs + NTSC/Region 0 DVD) deluxe edition of this 1997 album. Features rare tracks and 12' mixes plus videos, live footage and a specially recorded interview with Lisa. The 28- page casebound book features photos, memorabilia, lyrics and brand new sleeve notes. Lisa returned to the top of the charts with her self-titled fourth album. Lisa Stansfield produced such irresistible cuts as 'The Real Thing' and a consummate cover of the Barry White classic 'Never, Never Gonna Give You Up', while infectious bootleg update of 'People Hold On' hit the Top Five and became the first of four consecutive US club #1s.
People Hold on the Remix Anthology-Lisa Stansfield

Review Features photos, memorabilia, lyrics and brand new sleeve notes. REAL LOVE found Lisa fulfilling the promise of her debut with an equally compelling, still more diverse set of songs. With 'All Woman', an instant contemporary classic, the poignant features alongside the seductive 'Time to Make You Mine' and the irresistibly uplifting hits 'Set Your Loving Free' and 'Change'.
The Very Best of Ashford & Simpson

Review Lisa's career has spanned over 4 decades, boasting sales of nearly 20 million records and a string of Top 10 UK and European hits including: Around the World, All Woman and This Is the Right Time. The aptly named album 'Seven' was Lisa's 7th studio release and galvanized her fan base old and new. The multi BRIT, Ivor Novello and Silver Clef Award winner returned to the studio to record along with long-time songwriting partner Ian Devaney, whose credits include the Bodyguard and Indecent Proposal soundtracks.
So Natural: Deluxe - Lisa Stansfield

Review Quick Shipping !!! New And Sealed !!! This Disc WILL NOT play on standard US DVD player. A multi-region PAL/NTSC DVD player is request to view it in USA/Canada. Please Review Description.
Karyn White: Deluxe Edition / Karyn White

Review Digitally re-mastered three CD anthology that brings together over thirty sought-after and previously unheard full-length mixes, with a 28-page case bound book featuring photos, memorabilia, lyrics and brand new sleeve notes. The unmistakable voice of Lisa Stansfield has been a constant presence on the dance floor ever since the breakthrough success of 'People Hold On' with Coldcut in 1989. Over the years since, her classic tracks have been remixed by the cream of Clubland from Frankie Knuckles, Masters at Work and David Morales to Ashley Beedle, Massive Attack and the Orb.

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