Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Genres: Pop, R&B
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Lady T is "T"riffic!
Jennifer | Texas, USA | 07/07/2003
(4 out of 5 stars)
"I know, I know, really corny! Stumbled, is the word I'll use for finding out about Teena Marie. Sure I knew of the rockin' hit "Lovergirl" but I guess my navie self never thought to devulge deeper into Teena's music. So I did a little research, downloaded some tunes and I am now a fan of Teena Marie. I know this is the "Epic Era" Greatest Hits but The Ultimate Collection didn't hit on some of the songs I really dug that were on this album, such as "Out On A Limb" which I have to say is a beautiful song! Very sensual and pleading and worth one star alone. "Work It" is another one of my fave "T" songs. It's jazzy feel just flows and the lyrics are so damn catchy! "Ooh, La, La, La" is sweet and has a that Teena touch. And we all know "Lovergirl" so why should I waste time describing this excellent song? I thought this was missing the driving "Lips To Find You" which has the tightest beat of any Teena song and the coolest bassline ever. Personally this album whould have been better if it did include the "Motown Era" hits such as one of my faves "Square Biz" (I love that whole rapping thing that Teena did) and "Behind The Groove" which has another sharp bass line but I know that these are two separate great hits compliations. If you want to get into some Teena I suggest you listen to the songs I listed above and also "I Need Your Lovin", "Alladin's Lamp", "It Must Be Magic", the Rick James duets-"Fire & Desire" etc. Trust me you will be hooked by now. Teena is one of those artists (like Madonna) who reinvents herself, she went from disco to the 80's dance to heavy metal to jazz and still maintains a solid audience. If you don't know Lady T, get to know her, because her music moves your feet and your soul and you will not want to stop listening to her."
Teena Marie only gets better with time
Olivia Pacini | California | 05/11/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"OOH LA LA and LOVERGIRL are two of my favorite songs, but you don't know nothing about my idol TEENA if you havent heard her latest album that was released in 2004, "LA DONA". I purchased this this album before ever hearing one song. An album by her, after 10 years, was sure to be her best. This is the best money I have ever spent. After listening to all 17 tracks, I wanted to pass it around to everyone. None of these songs are played on the radio here. We all know about TEENA, but when I ask if anyone has heard "LA DONA" I get the same response. "I didn't know she released a new album." So I actually gave my copy away and went to purchase a brand new one for myself. I have done this at least 7 times now. "STILL IN LOVE", "HONEY CALL", and "MY BODY'S HUNGRY" are my favorite. The title of these songs should be enough to make you wanna listen. "MAKAVELLI NEVER LIED" will have you dancing everytime. "I GOT YOU", the duet with Rick James, brings back memories of the old school music from both Rick and Teena. I have contacted local radio stations to request this song. I love what TEENA MARIE does with music. She even uses her voice as an instrument, not only singing, but with every HEEEE and UHHH and OOH WEE and WOOOOH. If I had to describe her in one word: "EARGASM" Give me your address. I'll send you a copy. You are missing out!"
Greatest Epic Hits
Geminigirl | Philadelphia, PA United States | 07/09/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Of the six Lady Tee greatest hits cds that I have, this ranks at the top as a good representation of a few of her really big hits from the mid-late '80s like: OOO LA LA LA, OUT ON A LIMB, LOVERGIRL, & CASANOVA BROWN. While also giving listeners a sample of the creativity this woman possesses by her mixture of funk/r&b/pop elements.
This disc has a good balance between music tempos - it's not as ballad heavy as some of the later greatest hits releases and is a really fun disc to just pop in and listen to.
I'd highly recommend it to Lady Tee fans as well as those who just want a sample of her earlier work.