Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings - Soul Of A Woman


Daptone Records



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ADAP 050
UPC: 823134005013
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Vinyl Record


Final studio album on vinyl LP!

True testament to the life of Sharon Jones!

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings' final studio album, Soul of a Woman is a lush, orchestral masterpiece. A true testament to the life and career of Daptone's fearless leader and one of the world's greatest performers. In the year prior to her death from pancreatic cancer in 2016, Jones toured and performed tirelessly, and was also the subject of "Miss Sharon Jones!," an acclaimed documentary by Oscar-Winning director Barbara Kopple. Yet somehow, the beloved and heroic soul singer found time to complete a studio album. Soul of a Woman features 11 songs that reveal that the emotion, dynamics, and drama of Jones' voice, which remained at full power until her final days. The sound of soulful abandon that whipped crowds into frenzies from Paris, Texas to Paris, France is in full force here.

The album showcases the wide open dynamic range of a band that is clearly as comfortable in the disciplined craft of the studio as they are on the battlefield of the stage. Side One showcases the grittier, bluesier material such as "Matter Of Time" and "Sail On" giving Jones the room to flex her vocal prowess, creating a "liveness" that few studio albums posses. Side Two takes on a more sophisticated orchestral mood. Tracks such as "When I Saw Your Face" and "These Tears (No Longer For You)," capture a soft vulnerability in Sharon's vocals that draws you deep inside, and yet they remain nuanced with the signature toughness that never allow you to forget she's steering the ship. The finished product is an album that captures a band and a singer at their peak. Includes a limited time album download card.

1. Matter Of Time
2. Sail On!
3. Just Give Me Your Time
4. Come And Be A Winner
5. Rumors
6. Pass Me By
7. Searching For A New Day
8. These Tears (No Longer For You)
9. When I Saw Your Face
10. Girl! (You Got To Forgive Me)
11. Call On God

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