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Ultimate Collection: The Best of
Ultimate Collection: The Best of
Genres: Pop, R&B
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This eighteen-track compilation drawn from her A&M and Motown albums gives cause for pause. Clearly demonstrating her expansive vocal talent through material that ranges from pop 'n' dance grooves to soulful, heartfelt bal...  more »


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All Artists: Shanice
Title: Ultimate Collection: The Best of
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Hip-O Records
Original Release Date: 11/16/1999
Release Date: 11/16/1999
Genres: Pop, R&B
Styles: Teen Pop, Soul
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 731454539227, 731454539241


Album Description
This eighteen-track compilation drawn from her A&M and Motown albums gives cause for pause. Clearly demonstrating her expansive vocal talent through material that ranges from pop 'n' dance grooves to soulful, heartfelt ballads, Shanice was the vanguard of the new school of teenage female R&B vocalists, with artists like Brandy, Aaliyah, Monica and even Toni Braxton following the path she laid. Shanice has been a recording artist and performer for close to fifteen years with one album on A&M, two on Motown and a 1999 set for LaFace - the Pittsburgh-born, L.A.-raised vocalist has certainly made an impact in the world of pop and R&B. Combined the Motown and A&M sets - all now out of print - have scanned more than 550,000 units. Includes the 1991 international smash "I Love Your Smile." Not only did it become No. 2 on the pop charts and Shanice's first R&B chartopper but the song became a major global hit, with success throughout Europe, Japan, Australia and South-East Asia. Contains eight (8) Top 40 R&B hits. Includes three A&M singles: "(Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance," a Top 50 pop and Top 10 R&B hit; "No 1/2 Steppin'," which achieved black music success without making a pop impression; and "The Way You Love Me."

CD Reviews

Incomplete Collection
danielle037 | Asheville, NC | 03/11/2001
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Yes I do like this greastest hots collection of Shanice's songs but there's a couple of tight Shanice songs missing! Such as "It's For You" with Brett Bouldin. Now that was a tight song from the "Meteor Man" soundtrack. What about Saving Forever For You" off the Beverly Hills 90210 soundtrack?! Anyway, enough of the complaints, LOL! This collection begins with a clip of Shanice singing "Jesus Loves Me" when she was a lil girl, which was also the bonus track on "21..Ways To Grow. Oops! Did I give that away? Now you hear the all the grown-up Shanice on the Keep Your Inner Child Alive interlude. Track 3 is Shanice's biggest hit called "I Love Your Smile", an uptempo favorite Shanice song. The next song was Shanice's first and #1 single called "(Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance". "No 1/2 Steppin'" was her 2nd which also peaked #1 on the charts. Track 6 is a cute song for a "Do I know you" which can relate to a 14-year-old. Shanice sounds mature on "Just a Game". Another one of my personal favorites is "The Way You Love Me", it doesn't sound 80s to me. Now lets take it back to the 90s with "Lovin' You". Shanice did a good job with this Minnie Riperton remake. "I'm Cryin'" kinda makes you wanna cry; it's a good song. "Silent Prayer" is a duet with Johnny Gill. "You Were The One" makes me cry cuz its such a good song. Shanice wrote this song about her friend getting dumped by her boyfriend. Track 13 "You Didn't Think I'd Come Back This Hard" will cheer you up from all those tears. "Somewhere" kinda sounds like "It's For You", but has a slower beat. I'm not feeling tracks 15-18 except the sexy song #17 called "Turn Down The Lights". Overall, this a nice collection. But this album needs "It's For You" & "Saving Forever For You"."
Incomplete greatest hits
Alvin D | Indonesia | 02/28/2004
(3 out of 5 stars)

"I'm waiting for this album for long long time,
but too bad,...some of Shanice Wilson songs are missed.
There's no "It's For You", "Saving Forever For You" and "Don't Break My Heart". This is incomplete greatest hits..hope Shanice would remake this greatest hits record again."
Sommer Knight | Atlanta | 07/27/2001
(4 out of 5 stars)

"People forget that just because Shanice Wilson is still under 30yrs old she has been around 14 years. That is more than enough time allowed to have a greatest hits album. Now if she had enough material to put together for an ultimate collection is debatable. I think the main reason why "When I close my eyes & Yesterday", off her latest CD is not in this collection is because she switched record lables & joined Laface. The old company would have to get Laface permission before releasing that material. I saw a collection of Diana Ross hits & the Cd was titled, "The Rca Years". Well we know most of her hits were with Motown so I'm sure that collection is just sitting on the shelve. I like this collection & I was glad to know great songs like, "You were the one for me", that was never released as a single made it to her collection."