Diamond Life

Sade - Diamond Life
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1984 Ratings: #5 / 103
User Score
Based on 242 ratings
1984 Ratings: #5
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July 16, 1984 / Release Date
LP / Format
Epic / Label
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It’s “Sha-day”.

I never really liked the term ‘sophist-pop’. Like, who signed me up for that? Who dictates sophistication? I could record myself grunting while shitting into a can and label it as ‘sophisti-pop’.
Maybe I’m getting ahead of myself here. This record is smooth as fuck, with the ever-present jazz instrumentation and sultry vocal delivery from the goddess Sade herself. It feels like the perfect record to turn out when you’re ... read more
Guys it’s pronounced Shah-day.

Standout: Frankie’s first affair
Favs: Cherry Pie, Why can’t we live together, Your love is king, Smooth Operator, I will be your friend
Least fav: Sally


Fav tracks: Smooth Operator, Your Love Is King, Hang On to Your Love, Frankie's First Affair, Cherry Pie, Sally, I Will Be Your Friend, Why Can't We Live Together
WOAHHHH it’s so good

This album is overall just groovy bop after groovy bop, Sade’s deeper register sounds incredible when put together with a tenor sax!! Smooth Operator definitely lives up to the hype it is wayyyy better then i remember hearing in the past cause it set the tone of the album perfectly. Another stand out is Frankies First Affair, Sade’s performance here is lively and the lyrics are a really interesting topic to sing about and the rest of the band on this song ... read more
I don't review Sade's discography...that would be just different alterations of heavy breathing...
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Added on: September 7, 2014