Same Ole Love 365 Days a Year. No One In The World. However, these projects had yet to surface until 2012. Rapture remains Baker's biggest-selling album and went on to sell nearly eight million copies worldwide. You're The Best Thing Yet. In 1982, Otis Smith -- an executive who'd worked with Chapter 8 -- contacted Baker about recording for his new label Beverly Glen.
However, the recorded material ruined by random popping noises from the rented 24-track tape machine, and the tracks couldn't be repaired. In September 2004, a decade after her last studio album, Baker released a new album, entitled My Everything. She began working on a new album in 2000, but had to start over from scratch due to defective recording equipment that made the original tracks unsalvageable. It helped Baker build a strong fan base through word-of-mouth. Baker finally returned to the studio in 2003 and issued My Everything, her first album in 10 years. Ain't No Need To Worry Duet with The Winans Bonus track.
Frosty's Rag Frosty The Snowman. Baker embarked on the Rhythm of Love World Tour in support of the album, on December 14, 1994 to November 14, 1995. Giving you the best that I got. In October 2005, Baker released her first Christmas album, Christmas Fantasy. Rhythm of Love was mainly recorded at Baker's home due to her pregnancy at the time, and she wrote five of the album's twelve songs. At age 12, she began singing a gospel choir, and by age 16 she was performing with several local bands. In November 2001, without releasing any new project, Baker was dropped by Atlantic Records due to the restructuring of the label.
Rhythm of Love 1994 Baker's fifth album, Rhythm of Love, was issued in September 1994. Compositions 1990 Baker returned to the studio in 1990 for her fourth album her third for Elektra , entitled Compositions. Guest appearances and concert tour In 2007, Baker appeared on Dave Koz's album At the Movies. O Come, All Ye Faithful Feat. In 1975, she successfully auditioned for Chapter 8, one of Detroit's most popular acts at the time; the group eventually signed with Ariola and released an album in 1979, but were immediately dropped when the label was acquired by Arista which didn't care for Baker's vocals.
Two years later she released her first holiday album, Christmas Fantasy. Because of dissatisfaction with album's promotion, Baker filed a lawsuit against Elektra, requesting a transfer to another label in Warner Music Group. Once again produced by Powell, this time Baker became more involved in the songwriting and production process and began to experiment with jazz influences. In 1983, Baker released her solo debut album, The Songstress, which produced by Patrick Moten and Otis Smith. He contacted Baker and enticed her to sign as a solo act. The three singles from Compositions did not reach the Top 40 of the U. Following Compositions, Elektra Records secured the rights to Baker's debut album The Songstress from 1983, and re-released it with a new cover artwork in 1991.
. After a long hiatus, Baker began to record new songs for new album in August 2000. In the meantime, the Atlantic imprint Rhino released Night of Rapture: Live, a 1987 concert originally available on video. Baker embarked on a concert tour in 2007 to 2009, entitled An Evening with Anita Baker. Produced by her friend Michael J.
Smooth and mellow, but hardly lifeless, it made her one of the most popular romantic singers of her time. I'll be home for christmas. Chapter 8 1979 In 1975, Baker Mezzo joined the Detroit-based band, Chapter 8, which featured Michael J. Chastened, Baker worked low-paying jobs in Detroit and eventually found steady work as a receptionist at a law firm. The band eventually got a record deal with Ariola, and their self-titled debut Chapter 8 came out in Fall 1979. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen.
Though it didn't gain quite enough exposure to become a hit, it did help Baker build a strong fan base through word-of-mouth and she was signed by Elektra in 1985. Due to the unhappy experience with Arista, Baker was reluctant at first, but finally accepted to record her debut album. After ending her production partnership with Powell, Baker produced most of the album herself along with many famous producers such as George Duke, Arif Mardin, Barry J. Long hiatus, and The Best of Anita Baker 2002 After Rhythm of Love, Baker largely withdrew from the public eye for many years to dedicate time to her new family. Happy with her employment benefits and skittish over the experience with Arista, Baker was reluctant at first, but eventually flew out to the West Coast to record her debut album, The Songstress, in 1983. She released her second album, Rapture, in 1986.