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Lonely Lady - Joan Armatrading - Whatevers For Us

Label: Esoteric Recordings - ECLEC2491 • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: UK & Europe • Genre: Rock, Pop • Style: Folk Rock
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Whatever's for Us is the debut album of British singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading. The album was a collaboration between Armatrading and singer-songwriter Pam Nestor. At the time the two were musical partners and wrote over a hundred songs together. Cube originally intended to call the album Joan Armatradingbut Pam Nestor fought against this, as she had worked on over songs for the album over a period of two to three years, playing piano and singing on many of them, and at the time of the album's recording, the two writers considered themselves a duo.

The two songs were released as a single in June BUG Cube records released the album as a Joan Armatrading effort and gave little credit to Nestor, and this caused difficulties between the two writers. The Cube label did not last much longer and folded in the mid s, becoming Empire Smalls - Pyramid Wave into Lonely Lady - Joan Armatrading - Whatevers For Us Records. Whatever's for Us has traces of the hippie ethos which existed at the time, and many of the songs are influenced by folk music.

The front cover, designed and drawn by the artist Sumiko, now known as Sumiko Davies shows an idyllic multiracial pastoral scene, complete with long hair, patterned skirts, flowers and psychedelia.

It was also used in a BBC Radio 4 drama in The title had intrigued him as it was the address where he had been living in West Hampstead at the time. Armatrading had seen the sign from a bus and had asked Nestor to write lyrics with that title, which she did. The album was critically well received, although not a commercial success. Penny Valentineof Sounds magazine, commented: " Whatever's for Us is a brilliant, crushing album — the kind of collection that you may have despaired of ever hearing from anyone in England.

Derek Jewellwriting in the Sunday Times in commented: "this country Lonely Lady - Joan Armatrading - Whatevers For Us produced at last, from the new generation, a black singer of total individuality. Mark Plummer of Melody Maker commented that: "her voice is powerful, something like Nina Simone's ", and "what hits you are the earthy songs written by Joan and Pam Nestor" and that the album "has quality stamped all over it".

Later in she undertook a solo tour of USA folk clubs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Joan Armatrading. Lonely Lady - Joan Armatrading - Whatevers For Us Cruel.

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  1. The original debut album "Whatever's For Us" (tracks 1 to 14) released as Cube Records ‎HIFLY 12 in November Bonus tracks (tracks 15 & 16) are the A-side & B-side, respectively, of a rare non-album single released as Cube Records ‎BUG 31 in April before Joan had changed labels.
  2. Nov 05,  · Joan Armatrading: Whatever's For Us Original Canadian 1st pressing Gatefold of the debut album from British singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading, a collaboration with singer-songwriter Pam Nestor, and produced by Gus Dudgeon (Zombies, John Mayall, Ten Years After, Bowie, Elton John). Contains the single 'Lonely Lady', not available /5().
  3. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Joan Armatrading - Lonely Lady at Discogs. Complete your Joan Armatrading collection/5(5).
  4. Joan Armatrading's debut album is all but co-credited to Pam Nestor, who co-wrote 11 of the 14 songs and whose picture and bio appear on the album jacket.(She doesn't perform on the record, however.) Since Armatrading dispensed with the collaboration on later albums, a comparison is instructive. On these relatively short songs (averaging about ), Armatrading is more outward-looking than on 4/
  5. Whatever's for Us. The album was a collaboration between Armatrading and singer-songwriter Pam Nestor. At the time the two were musical partners and wrote over a hundred songs together. Joan Armatrading sings lead vocals and plays piano and acoustic guitar, while Pam Nestor co-wrote Genre: Pop.
  6. Mar 15,  · Joan Armatrading has been giving us the best of her in all of her songs since waitUnbeknownst to me and many others, this album was released in and only now did I get to exploring faukorafelorejohelm.infoinfoering the unusual grace of the title track and the poignance in MY FAMILY and GIVE IT A TRY has been a worthwhile faukorafelorejohelm.infoinfo esoteric charm wrapped about VISIONARY /5(16).
  7. Lonely Lady Lyrics: Lonely lady dressed in blue / Everything on love dreams comes true / Lonely lady dressed in green / From riches to rags / Well, so it seems / Thank another guy / He’s never been.
  8. May 09,  · The artist’s playfulness, always lurking behind the scenes, takes a frontal position on the electric charge of “Lonely Lady,” a single side added as a bonus to this reissue alongside “Together In Words And Music” – a perfect summation of “Whatever’s For Us” that remains a snapshot of Joan Armatrading’s fleeting innocence and precursor to her songs of experience.

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