Sade – Promise VG+/VG

$32.00 Inc. GST

“Promise” is the second studio album by the English band Sade, led by their eponymous lead singer Sade Adu. Released on November 4, 1985, the album showcases the unique blend of soul, jazz, and sophisticated pop that brought the band international acclaim.

Following the success of their debut album, “Diamond Life,” “Promise” further cements Sade’s distinctive sound. The album’s production quality is smooth and polished, allowing Sade Adu’s sultry and emotive voice to take center stage. The instrumentation, marked by a mellow yet groovy bass, subtle saxophone lines, and a light touch of percussion, creates a laid-back, luxurious soundscape.

“Promise” is notable for its introspective and deeply personal lyrics, often exploring themes of love, loss, and longing. Tracks like “The Sweetest Taboo” and “Is It a Crime” became hits, showcasing the band’s ability to craft songs that are both catchy and deeply emotional. The former, known for its distinctive rhythm and sultry vocals, became particularly popular, solidifying the band’s place in the music scene of the 1980s.

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Cat No: ELPS 4510

Plays beautifully and cover looks great, some foxing to the inside of gatefold and ringwear to back

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