Brandy - Brandy
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Based on 40 ratings
Liked by 4 people
September 27, 1994 / Release Date
LP / Format
Atlantic / Label
R&B, New Jack Swing / Genres
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An overlooked R&B classic that's aged surprisingly well not only within her catalogue but within the scene in the mid 90's, at a staggering age of only 15 she musters a project that feels filled to the brim with personality backed up by instrumentation that feels so vivid, colourful and inventive, resulting in there not being a single dull moment on the album.

The most wholesome part about this whole record is when she begins listing a few big names from Whitney Houston to ... read more
This is a really good 90s R&B album... from a 15 year old! Brandy fucking slaps confirmed
It's crazy to think that Brandy was only 15 when she put out her debut album. It's actually impressive. A young lady at the time, who put out a strong and enjoyable 90s R&B project, that provided tracks that are enjoyable to this day, tracks such as "I Wanna Be Down" and "Best Friend". I wish the "I Dedicate" interludes was just one whole song, specifically "I Dedicate (Pt. II)", Brandy's vocals are amazing on that interlude.
This is actually her best album, not as much overdubbing and harmonizing on the vocals, very neo-soul funky wave. Excellent vibes throughout, better atmosphere and production sound than Never Say Never.
01. Discovering R&B from the 90s/00s
After discovering Aaliyah, TLC, and Janet Jackson, I decided to start going through and listen to R&B music from the 90s. That I haven't heard before.
The first album is Brandy by Brandy from 1994.

I am so impressed with this album. I can't believe she was 15 when this came out. This album has a range of different R&B sounds, there are songs on this album that will get you moving, feeling sad, and singing about love. Can't believe how popular ... read more
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Track List

  1. Movin’ On
  2. Baby
  3. Best Friend
  4. I Wanna Be Down
  5. I Dedicate (Pt. I)
  6. Brokenhearted
  7. I’m Yours
  8. Sunny Day
  9. As Long as You’re Here
  10. Always on My Mind
  11. I Dedicate (Pt. II)
  12. Love Is on My Side
  13. Give Me You
  14. I Dedicate (Pt. III)
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Added on: April 8, 2013