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Sade - Diamond Life mp3 album

  • Performer: Sade
  • Title: Diamond Life
  • Genre: Funk
  • Country: UK
  • Formats: DTS AHX AIFF VOC MP1 WMA ADX
  • Style: Downtempo, Soul
  • MP3 album: 1829 mb
  • FLAC album: 1421 mb
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Sade - Diamond Life mp3 album

Diamond Life is the debut studio album by English band Sade. It was first released in the United Kingdom on 16 July 1984 by Epic Records and in the United States on 27 February 1985 by Portrait Records. After studying fashion design, and later modelling, Sade Adu began backup singing with British band Pride. During this time Adu and three of the original members of "Pride"-Paul Anthony Cook, Paul Denman and Stuart Matthewman-left the group to form their own band called Sade.

Diamond Life ‎(LP, Album). Diamond Life ‎(LP, Album).

Diamond Life is Sade’s debut album. Released two years after the group formed in 1982, it is a modern soul classic. The album eventually went on to achieve an astonishing 4x platinum certification in both the UK and US, selling more than seven million copies worldwide. It won a ‘Best Album’ BRIT Award, and spawned some of Sade’s most well-loved singles – Your Love Is King, Smooth Operator, When Am I Going To Make A Living and Hang On To Your Love.

Listen to Diamond Life by Sade on Deezer. Composers: Helen Adu - Stuart Matthewman - Andrew Hale - Paul Denman. 06. Cherry Pie (Album Version).

Diamond Life is Sade's debut album. Although initially not a big seller, the album was catapulted into the spotlight once the track "Your Love Is King" went top ten and it eventually went on to achieve an astonishing 4x platinum certification in both the UK and US, selling more than seven million copies worldwide.

Sade - Diamond Life (1984). 01. Sade - Smooth Operator. 02. Sade - Your Love Is King. 03. Sade - Hang On to Your Love. 04. Sade - Frankie's First Affair. 05. Sade - When Am I Going to Make a Living. Sade - Cherry Pie. Download. 08. Sade - I Will Be Your Friend. 09. Sade - Why Can't We Live Together.

Tracklist

A1 Smooth Operator 4:16
A2 Your Love Is King 3:57
A3 Frankie's First Affair 4:33
A4 When Am I Going To Make A Living 3:25
A5 Why Can't We Live Together 5:27
B6 Hang On To Your Love 5:58
B7 Cherry Pie 6:16
B8 Sally 5:19
B9 I Will Be Your Friend 4:39

Companies, etc.

  • Designed At – Gana Studio

Notes

The tracks are consecutively numbered.

Release appears in two versions of the inlay.
Initially there was no annotation (in Polish) in the inlay: "Cassette for sale on territory of Poland only"

High Quality
Stero
Dolby System

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Rights Society: ZAIKS

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EPC 26044 Sade Diamond Life ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Epic, Epic EPC 26044 UK 1984
EPC CD 26044, CD 26044, 01-026044-10 Sade Diamond Life ‎(CD, Album, RE) Epic, Epic, Epic EPC CD 26044, CD 26044, 01-026044-10 Europe Unknown
EPC 26044, 26044 Sade Diamond Life ‎(LP, Album) Epic, Epic EPC 26044, 26044 Turkey 1985
EPC 26044 Sade Diamond Life ‎(LP, Album) Epic EPC 26044 Spain 1984
ELPS 4445 Sade Diamond Life ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Epic ELPS 4445 Australia 1984

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Smooth Operator
Words By, Music By – St. John*, Adu*
4:56
2 Your Love Is King
Music By – Adu*, Matthewman*Words By – Adu*
3:59
3 Hang On To Your Love
Music By – Adu*, Matthewman*Words By – Adu*
6:01
4 Frankie's First Affair
Music By – Adu*, Matthewman*Words By – Adu*
4:38
5 When Am I Going To Make A Living
Music By – Adu*, Matthewman*Words By – Adu*
3:25
6 Cherry Pie
Music By – Hale*, Denman*, Adu*, Matthewman*Words By – Adu*
6:19
7 Sally
Music By – Adu*, Matthewman*Words By – Adu*
5:21
8 I Will Be Your Friend
Music By – Adu*, Matthewman*Words By – Adu*
4:44
9 Why Can't We Live Together
Words By, Music By – Timmy Thomas
5:29

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Records
  • Copyright (c) – CBS Records
  • Recorded At – Power Plant Studios
  • Made By – CBS/Sony Inc.
  • Distributed By – CBS Records
  • Distributed By – CBS Disques S.A.

Credits

  • Band [Sade Are], Bass – Paul S Denman*
  • Band [Sade Are], Keyboards – Andrew Hale
  • Band [Sade Are], Saxophone [Sax], Guitar – Stuart Matthewman
  • Band [Sade Are], Vocals – Sade Adu
  • Design [Sleeve Design] – Graham Smith
  • Engineer – Ben Rogan
  • Engineer [Production Engineer] – Mike Pela
  • Guest [Thanks To], Drums – Paul Cooke
  • Guest [Thanks To], Drums, Percussion – Dave Early
  • Guest [Thanks To], Percussion – Martin Ditcham
  • Guest [Thanks To], Trumpet – Gordon Matthewman, Terry Bailey
  • Management [Our Manager] – Lee Barrett
  • Other [Make Up] – Paul Gobal
  • Photography By [Photos] – Chris Roberts
  • Producer – Robin Millar

Notes

Early release in Europe, with CD manufactured in Japan.

Back tray insert, booklet (pages 2 & 8) and disc:

CDEPC 26044
(BFK 39581)
(DIDP 10135)

Back tray insert:

℗ 1984 CBS Records © 1984 CBS Records.
Made in Japan by CBS/Sony/Distribution CBS Records/CBS Disques S.A.
Printed in Holland
(For UK only)

Disc:
℗ 1984 CBS Records
Manufactured by CBS/Sony Inc. in Japan

Similar to Sade - Diamond Life but for rear inlay printed in Holland

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: none
  • Label Code: LC -0199
  • Rights Society: MCPS
  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA
  • Price Code: CB 801
  • Other (Inserts, Disc - Below Catalog Number): DIDP 10135
  • Matrix / Runout: DIDP-10135 21A12 +++++
  • Other (Inner Hub Text): [3x] CSR COMPACT DISC

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EPC 26044 Sade Diamond Life ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Epic, Epic EPC 26044 UK 1984
EPC CD 26044, CD 26044, 01-026044-10 Sade Diamond Life ‎(CD, Album, RE) Epic, Epic, Epic EPC CD 26044, CD 26044, 01-026044-10 Europe Unknown
EPC 26044, 26044 Sade Diamond Life ‎(LP, Album) Epic, Epic EPC 26044, 26044 Turkey 1985
EPC 26044 Sade Diamond Life ‎(LP, Album) Epic EPC 26044 Spain 1984
ELPS 4445 Sade Diamond Life ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Epic ELPS 4445 Australia 1984

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Smooth Operator
Words By, Music By – St. John*, Adu*
4:57
2 Your Love Is King
Music By – Matthewman*Words By, Music By – Adu*
3:41
3 Hang On To Your Love
Music By – Matthewman*Words By, Music By – Adu*
5:55
4 Frankie's First Affair
Music By – Matthewman*Words By, Music By – Adu*
4:39
5 When Am I Going To Make A Living
Music By – Matthewman*Words By, Music By – Adu*
3:27
6 Cherry Pie
Music By – Hale*, Denman*, Matthewman*Words By, Music By – Adu*
6:20
7 Sally
Music By – Matthewman*Words By, Music By – Adu*
5:23
8 I Will Be Your Friend
Music By – Matthewman*Words By, Music By – Adu*
4:45
9 Why Can't We Live Together
Words By, Music By – Timmy Thomas
5:28

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
  • Record Company – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
  • Recorded At – Power Plant Studios
  • Remastered At – Sterling Sound

Credits

  • Bass – Paul S Denman*
  • Drums – Paul Cooke
  • Drums, Percussion – Dave Early
  • Engineer – Ben Rogan
  • Engineer [Production Engineer] – Mike Pela
  • Keyboards – Andrew Hale
  • Management – Lee Barrett
  • Percussion – Martin Ditcham
  • Photography By – Chris Roberts
  • Producer – Robin Millar
  • Remastered By – Tom Coyne
  • Saxophone [Sax], Guitar – Stuart Matthewman
  • Sleeve, Design – Graham Smith
  • Trumpet – Gordon Matthewman, Terry Bailey
  • Vocals – Sade Adu

Notes

Recorded - Power Plant
Remastered at Sterling Sound, N.Y.C.

Originally released in 1984

Made in Mexico written on the back.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 88837 16762 8
  • Barcode (Scanned): 888837167628
  • Matrix / Runout: 56971794/1EK85240RD1 21
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LV93
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 1018

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EPC 26044 Sade Diamond Life ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Epic, Epic EPC 26044 UK 1984
EPC CD 26044, CD 26044, 01-026044-10 Sade Diamond Life ‎(CD, Album, RE) Epic, Epic, Epic EPC CD 26044, CD 26044, 01-026044-10 Europe Unknown
EPC 26044, 26044 Sade Diamond Life ‎(LP, Album) Epic, Epic EPC 26044, 26044 Turkey 1985
EPC 26044 Sade Diamond Life ‎(LP, Album) Epic EPC 26044 Spain 1984
ELPS 4445 Sade Diamond Life ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Epic ELPS 4445 Australia 1984




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