Sade’s ‘Love Deluxe’

Sade’s ‘Love Deluxe’ is their fourth studio album featuring the hit “”No Ordinary Love” and released on November 11, 1992 by Epic Records.

Track Listing : 1.No Ordinary Love (Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman) – 07:20 . 2.Feel No Pain (Sade Aduandrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman) – 05:08 . 3.I Couldn’T Love You More (Sade Aduandrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman, Paul S. Denman) – 03:49 . 4.Like A Tattoo (Sade Aduandrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman) – 03:38 . 5.Kiss Of Life (Sade Aduandrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman, Paul S. Denman) – 05:50 . 6.Cherish The Day (Sade Aduandrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman) – 05:34 . 7.Pearls (Sade Aduandrew Hale) – 04:34 . 8.Bullet Proof Soul (Sade Aduandrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman) – 05:26 . 9.Mermaid (Sade Aduandrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman, Paul S. Denman) – 04:23

Musicians : Sade Adu – Vocals . Andrew Hale – Keyboards . Stuart Matthewman – Guitar, Saxophone . Paul S. Denman – Bass . Martin Ditcham – Drums, Percussion . Leroy Osbourne – Vocals . Anthony Pleeth – Cello . Gavyn Wright – Orchestra Leader

Production : Produced By Sade Adu, Mike Pela . Mike Pela – Engineer . Nick Ingman – String Arrangements . Chris Lord-Alge – Engineer, Mixing . Stephen Marcussen – Mastering . Adrian Moore – Assistant Engineer . Tom Coyne – Remastering . Sandro Franchin – Assistant Engineer . Marc Williams – Assistant Engineer

Package : Albert Watson – Photography

Recorded In 1992 At Studio Condulmer, Venice; Ridge Farm, Surrey; The Hit Factory, London; Image Recording, Los Angeles.

Released On November 11, 1992 By Epic Records.


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Sade’s ‘Love Deluxe’


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