Album Details

RELEASE
June 28, 1994
LABEL
Columbia
GENRES
Rhythm & Blues, Urban

Album Review

The Best of Patti Austin isn't quite what it appears to be. Instead of compiling her big early-'80s hits like "Baby, Come to Me" and "How Do You Keep the Music Playing," the 16-track collection features her lesser-known late-'70s material for CTI Records, where she had only one notable hit in 1977 with "Say You Love Me." Despite the lack of hits, the compilation is actually quite enjoyable, featuring graceful versions of hits as diverse as "More Today Than Yesterday," "You Don't Have to Say You're Sorry," "Lost in the Stars," "We've Got Tonight" and "Another Nail for My Heart." It may not be the definitive Austin collection, yet it remains a good introduction to her style.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Take a Closer Lookhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/take-a-closer-look/id209536638?i=209536771&uo=5
  2. Say You Love Mehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/say-you-love-me/id209536638?i=209536807&uo=5
  3. You Don't Have to Say You're Sorryhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/you-dont-have-to-say-youre-sorry/id209536638?i=209536840&uo=5
  4. More Today Than Yesterdayhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/more-today-than-yesterday/id209536638?i=209536854&uo=5
  5. What's at the End of a Rainbowhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-best-of-patti-austin/id209536638?uo=5
  6. Sweet Sadie the Saviorhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-best-of-patti-austin/id209536638?uo=5
  7. That's Enough for Mehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/thats-enough-for-me/id209536638?i=209536931&uo=5
  8. I Just Want to Knowhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/i-just-want-to-know/id209536638?i=209536983&uo=5
  9. Havana Candyhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/havana-candy/id209536638?i=209537106&uo=5
  10. I Need Somebodyhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/i-need-somebody/id209536638?i=209537243&uo=5
  11. Lost in the Starshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/lost-in-the-stars/id209536638?i=209537305&uo=5
  12. Another Nail for My Hearthttp://itunes.apple.com/album/another-nail-for-my-heart/id209536638?i=209537660&uo=5
  13. We've Got Tonighthttp://itunes.apple.com/album/weve-got-tonight/id209536638?i=209537822&uo=5
  14. (Ooh-Wee) He's Killing Mehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/ooh-wee-hes-killing-me/id209536638?i=209537831&uo=5
  15. Love Me Againhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/love-me-again/id209536638?i=209537846&uo=5
  16. Soar Me Like an Eagle Flieshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/soar-me-like-an-eagle-flies/id209536638?i=209537849&uo=5
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