Her million selling debut contained the hit singles "Your Love Is King", "When Am I Going To Make A Living", "Smooth Operator" and "Hang On To Your Love", which all propelled Sade's debut album to sell more than 7 million copies worldwide. Absolutely essential material.
Former model Sade, born as Helen Folesade Adu, delivered a sensation with het debut Diamond Life. Her delibetately icy and aloof approach, in combination with the jazzy sound and warm voice brought this album to the top of the charts.
This modern Soul classic debut was recorded and released in 1984, two years after the English group was formed. [...more...]