Lionel Richie : The Definitive Collection

Lionel Richie : The Definitive Collection CD

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The first comprehensive collection of Lionel's biggest Commodores and solo hits-plus two new tracks (including To Love a Woman with Enrique Iglesias)! Commodores classics like Easy; Still , and Three Times a Lady join Endless Love (with Diana Ross); Truly; Say You, Say Me; Hello; Dancing on the Ceiling; All Night Long (All Night); Penny Lover , and more!
After mounting successes with the Commodores during the late '70s, Lionel Richie exploded into one of the biggest stars of the '80s, then enigmatically disappeared from the music business for nearly a decade. Fourteen of the tracks on this 20-track anthology (which also includes a five-cut bonus disc compiled by Richie) topped the charts, ample testimony to Richie's remarkable success in shifting from the Commodores' roots in the Smokey Robinson and Marvin Gaye Motown to a pioneering career as a crossover balladeer. His willful drift to the middle of the road found that its yellow line was nothing but gold. This collection charts the singer's upbeat successes with his former band, segues gracefully into the ballads and party-lite sensibility that made him such an unlikely '80s icon, and touches on his late-'90s reemergence. A newly recorded duet with Enrique Iglesias on "To Love a Woman" suggests that the elder popmeister hasn't lost his touch; indeed, his voice seems more warm and soulful than ever. --Jerry McCulley

1. Hello
2. Just To Be Close To You
3. Easy
4. Running With The Night
5. Three Times A Lady
6. Still
7. All Night Long (All Night)
8. Endless Love
9. Truly
10. Penny Lover
11. You Are
12. Sail On
13. Stuck On You
14. Say You, Say Me
15. Dancing On The Ceiling
16. Do It To Me
17. Ballerina Girl
18. Angel
19. To Love A Woman
20. Goodbye
1. Zoom (Unreleased Alternate Mix)
2. Oh No
3. Can't Slow Down (Early Working Version)
4. Lady
5. Brick House

Product UPC: 044006814025

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