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Brown Sugar


Download links and information about Brown Sugar by D'Angelo. This album was released in 1995 and it belongs to Electronica, Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Dancefloor, Dance Pop genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 53:11 minutes.

Artist: D'Angelo
Release date: 1995
Genre: Electronica, Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Dancefloor, Dance Pop
Tracks: 10
Duration: 53:11
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No. Title Length
1. Brown Sugar 4:22
2. Alright 5:13
3. Jonz in My Bonz 5:56
4. Me and Those Dreamin' Eyes of Mine 4:46
5. Sh*T, Damn, Motherf*Cker 5:14
6. Smooth 4:19
7. Cruisin' 6:24
8. When We Get By 5:44
9. Lady 5:46
10. Higher 5:27



By the mid-'90s, most urban R&B had become rather predictable, working on similar combinations of soul and hip-hop, or relying on vocal theatrics on slow, seductive numbers. With his debut album, Brown Sugar, the 21-year-old D'Angelo crashed down some of those barriers. D'Angelo concentrates on classic versions of soul and R&B, but unlike most of his contemporaries, he doesn't cut and paste older songs with hip-hop beats; instead, he attacks the forms with a hip-hop attitude, breathing new life into traditional forms. Not all of his music works — there are several songs that sound incomplete, relying more on sound than structure. But when he does have a good song — like the hit "Brown Sugar," Smokey Robinson's "Cruisin'," or the bluesy "S**t, Damn, M**********r," among several others — D'Angelo's wild talents are evident. Brown Sugar might not be consistently brilliant, but it is one of the most exciting debuts of 1995, giving a good sense of how deep D'Angelo's talents run.