Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Blue Notes in the Basement
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Pop, R&B
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It's certainly not the best from our Diva of Despair BUT....
J. Ahern | Gainesville, FL United States | 05/21/2004
(3 out of 5 stars)
".....it was definitely a good start for Ultra. Released back in 1991, this album explores the grassroots level of house music, and is very experimental production-wise. Some parts of the instrumentals are out of sync with Ultra's vocals, and for 2004 standards some of the instrumentals used sound quite cheesy. The Basement Boys could have done a better job with this album, but they were novices in their time and were still mastering their craft. Ultra, however, brought a lot to this album- some soulful interludes, her soothing (yet younger sounding) vocals, and her introduction into reigning the house music genre (still after 14 years, she's got it!)The good part of this album is that we can hear Ultra's voice before it has matured to what it is today, and we are given the pleasure of hearing some evolutionary songwriting from Ultra, something that most recording artists lack on debut albums. Not to mention, it's a nice collector's item, even if it's not your favorite. Ultra really shines in her 1998 album "Situation:Critical"....check it out!Visit www.ultranate.com for her newest releases (Brass in Pocket-2003, Feel Love-2004, Time of Our Lives-2004, and more...)"