The Ultimate Luther Vandross – Special Edition (CONTAINS BONUS CD)
The Ultimate Luther Vandross is a career-spanning collection of 18 songs from Luther’s J Records and Epic records releases. The record includes all of Luther’s infamous hits, as well as the previously unreleased tracks, “Got You Home,” and “Shine” (produced by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis).
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The Ultimate Luther Vandross hits stores August 22nd!
The Ultimate Luther Vandross is the first complete career spanning collection, containing 18 songs from Luther’s J Records and Epic Records releases. The CD also includes two previously unreleasedcuts: “Shine” (produced by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis) and “Got You Home.”
The Ultimate Luther Vandross features all of Luther’s chart topping singles including “Dance With My Father,” “Here And Now” and “Endless Love,” Luther’s 1994 million-selling duet with Mariah Carey. The album also reprises such Vandross classics as “A House Is Not A Home,” “Wait For Love” and “Superstar/Until You Come Back To Me” alongside key album cuts such as Luther’s 2003 duet with Beyonce, the cover of the Roberta Flack/Donny Hathaway classic “The Closer I Get To You,” “Buy Me A Rose” and “Think About You,” all taken from Luther’s last studio album.
A suave crossover balladeer and meticulous pop craftsman whose impeccable phrasing, delicate articulation and romantic delivery were underscored by his extra–ordinary hitmaking talents as a songwriter, producer and arranger, Luther Vandross (1951-2005) was by every account THE most beloved R&B male vocalist of his generation. With a cumulative 20 gold, platinum and multi-platinum certifications in the U.S. alone (singles, albums, videos) and worldwide sales of more than 30 million albums, Luther’s impact on popular tastes has been second to none.
The multi-platinum, 8-time Grammy Award-winning career of this singer’s singer and musician’s musician is commemorated on LOVE, LUTHER – the first box set in his name. The 56-track, deluxe display-book package of four CDs, boasting the lion’s share of his 27 years of R&B/pop crossover chart titles – plus album tracks, live versions from long-form videos, rarities (including background session vocals and contributions with Aretha Franklin, Gregg Diamond, and Change), duets with Frank Sinatra, Mariah Carey, Beyoncé, Dionne Warwick, Cheryl Lynn, and Gregory Hines, and six previously unreleased tracks.
Love, Luther also features:
* 56 stunning songs on 4 CDs — over 4 hours of music!
* Breathtaking ballads, funky favorites, demos and all the #1 hits
* Intimate moments with Luther at rehearsal
* Deluxe 60-page book includes rare photos and memories from the Vandross family album
* A powerful essay plus a beautiful poem from Luther’s mother
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