Arista publish Angie Stone’s debut album : ‘Black Diamond’ (1999)

Angie Stone’s ‘Black Diamond’ is her debut album released on September 28, 1999 by Arista.

Track Listing : 1.Freedom (Intro) (Angie Stone) – 00:41 . 2.No More Rain (In This Cloud) (Gordon Chambers, Angie Stone, Jim Weatherly) – 04:42 . 3.Green Grass Vapors (Stefanie Bolton, Aaron Lyles) – 04:14 . 4.Everyday (D’Angelo, Angie Stone) – 03:28 . 5.Coulda Been You (Sekou Aiken, Rex Rideout, Angie Stone, Phil Temple) – 04:25 . 6.Visions (Angie Stone) – 00:00 . 7.Life Story (Craig Ross) – 04:07 . 8.Just A Pimp (Stefanie Bolton, Aaron Lyles) – 04:12 . 9.Trouble Man (Marvin Gaye) – 02:33 . 10.Bone 2 Pic (Wit U) (Angie Stone) – 05:18 . 11.Man Loves His Money (Stefanie Bolton, Aaron Lyles) – 04:11 . 12.Love Junkie (Angie Stone) – 04:18 . 13.Black Diamonds & Blue Pearls (Interlude) (Angie Stone) – 01:38 . 14.Heaven Help (Terry Britten, Gerry Deveaux) – 03:19 . 15.Life Story (Angie Stone) – 04:05


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Musicians : Angie Stone – Vocals . Joe Belmaati – Programming . Stefanie Bolton – Vocals (Background) . Gerry Deveaux – Vocals (Background) . Sekou Aiken – Vocals (Background) . Juliet Roberts – Vocals (Background) . Julie Roberts – Vocals . Tenita Dreher – Vocals

Production : Produced By Angie Stone, Aaron Freedom Lyles, Gerry Deveaux, Russell Elevado, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Cutfather & Joe, Dj U-Neek, Phil Temple, Rex Rideout Denise Barbarita – Assistant Engineer . Aaron Connor – Engineer . Culfather – Mixing . Cutfather – Mixing . Joe Davis – Mixing . Tim Donovan – Engineer, Mixing . Eric Fryland – Assistant Engineer . Jeff Gregory – Assistant Engineer . Tim Hunt – Engineer . Eli Lishinsky – Engineer . Aaron Lyles – Engineer . Tony Maserati – Mixing . Charles Mccrorey – Assistant Engineer . Ali Shaheed Muhammad – Engineer . Matz Nilsson – Mixing . Herb Powers – Mastering . Rex Rideout – Assistant Engineer . Ali Shaheed – Engineer

Package : Ruven Afanador asterisques RVM – Photography . Chuck Amos – Hair Stylist . Michaela Angela Davis – Stylist . Margery Greenspan – Art Direction . Phil Knott – Photography . Sheri G. Lee – Art Direction

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Released On September 28, 1982 By Arista.

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The Boombbox
Does Angie Stone’s ‘Black Diamond’ Album Stand the Test of Time?It may not be heralded as a landmark album or undisputed classic, but make no mistake, Angie’s debut definitely prove that diamonds are forever. […]

CLUAS
There are no fillers on this record. All the songs stand up individually yet also blend together to create a soulful masterpiece. Ms. Stone clearly has star quality but must surely acknowledge her debt to the great masters such as Marvin Gaye. […]

BBC
Although its 2001 successor, Mahogany Soul – which featured more of her hip hop roots – was more accomplished, Black Diamond is a fine debut. […]

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