Better Than Anything: The Quintessential Nnenna Freelon

Nnenna Freelon

Better Than Anything The Quintessential Nnenna Fre
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    1. Better Than Anything 4:56
    2. I Won't Dance 4:34
    3. Straighten Up And Fly Right 3:25
    4. Nature Boy 4:15
    5. Them There Eyes 5:09
    6. I Say A Little Prayer 4:18
    7. Body & Soul 4:52
    8. Button Up Your Overcoat 5:02
    9. The Tears Of A Clown 7:30
    10. Ooh Child 5:14
    11. One Child At A Time 3:59
    12. Balm In Gilead 4:49

This premium selection collection is a reflection and a refraction. It reframes Nnenna's elegant artistry in a revelatory but playful and thoughtful way. These tracks were specifically chosen and sequenced not so much as a Greatest Hits package but to present a holistic big picture of the powerful scope and expanse of Nnenna's artistic appeal. The idea is to create a marvelous singular listening experience that is riveting. This incredible release features an essential collection from Grammy® nominee Nnenna Freelon highlighting her Concord Jazz repertoire and includes the track “Ooh Child” previously available only on the UTV Records gospel compilation Church: Songs Of Soul & Inspiration released in 2003.

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