LateBoots serves you another downloadable experience, Chaka: Stage Attire; an anthology of eulogizing-vocal hits by Rufus & Chaka Khan. Perhaps the true test of a classic is this: something that’s commonplace now but at the time appeared revolutionary. A female R&B singer could give love to the streets–while still delivering soul-drenched love songs that came from that wounded womanly space–was, in a word, groundbreaking. Chaka Khan may be the most important female R&B singer to emerge over the past thirty years. Divas and divas-in-waiting have attempted to copy her trademark sensual scream (though no one comes close), but this compilation helps to explain her importance.
Some of its biggest hits are thankfully found here, like “I’m Every Woman”, “What’cha Gonna Do For Me”, along with later classics such as “I Feel For You” and “Ain’t Nobody”.Chaka’s unprecedented contralto and incalculable vocal range, originality and delivery (not to mention her former sublime physical presence), set new standards in music. Her vocal style, identifiable in a flash, is a major force of nature in music, a sound like no other. Chaka has a powerful voice, and a powerful band, that will take you on an emotional ride. And this is a long album that is consistently good. DOWNLOAD | Chaka: Stage Attire catalogue!!
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