Lean On Me [Vinyl]

Format: Vinyl
Release Date: 9/28/2018
Style(s): Soul
Availability: Backorder
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Singer-songwriter José James is releasing Lean On Me, a tribute album including 12 of Bill Withers' most undeniable and soulful songs produced by Blue Note president Don Was and recorded in Capitol's legendary Studio B with a dream team band: Pino Palladino (bass), Kris Bowers (keys), Brad Allen Williams (guitar) and Nate Smith (drums). Withers' nuanced perspective on romantic love rings out: the ache of “Ain't No Sunshine,” echoed by Bowers' expressive Rhodes; the celebration of vulnerability on “Use Me,” featuring Takuya Kuroda's Voodoo-evoking brass arrangements; and the bittersweet balladry of “Hello Like Before,” here in a dreamy hue. And then there's “Lovely Day,” which displays Lalah Hathaway's voice dancing along with James’ to all that ineffable joy.

1. Ain't No Sunshine
Length: 03:15
2. Grandma's Hands
Length: 04:10
3. Lovely Day (feat. Lalah Hathaway)
Length: 04:14
4. Lean On Me
Length: 04:57
5. Kissing My Love
Length: 05:33
6. Use Me
Length: 04:41
7. Who Is He
Length: 03:43
8. Hello Like Before
Length: 06:26
9. Just the Two of Us
Length: 04:24
10. Hope She'll Be Happier
Length: 04:49
11. The Same Love That Made Me Laugh
Length: 03:18
12. Better Off Dead
Length: 04:49
Album Details
Disc Count: 2
Total Length: 54:19
UPC: 602567737360