Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Sade to Release Live DVD/CD 'Bring Me Home - Live 2011' on May 22nd

Featuring a Rare Look Behind-the-Scenes of the Critically Acclaimed Tour

NEW YORK, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hailed as "the best concert of the year" by the Baltimore Sun, Sade will release their live DVD/CD and Blu-ray for, "Bring Me Home – Live 2011" on May 22nd. In 2011, after a 10 year hiatus, Sade returned to the U.S. for a 54-date tour in support of the platinum selling album Soldier Of Love (Epic Records), which became one of last year's top 10 grossing tours. The tour, directed by the renowned Sophie Muller, will now be available on DVD/CD, featuring 22 of Sade's biggest hits performed live on the visually stunning stage which was nominated by Pollstar for "Most Creative Stage Production" and "2011 Major Tour of the Year Award." Sade also grants fans a rare, all access look behind-the-scenes with a 20-minute documentary film shot by Sophie Muller, as well as a technical documentary by Stuart Matthewman, and outtakes from the crew.
(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120326/NY75646)
Fans and critics alike have hailed the show for its intimate vibe, eye-catching production, and dazzling imagery, making this DVD/CD a 'must-have' for the ultimate Sade fan.
"For two hours, Sade led the near-capacity crowd through a show that was life-affirming."
- The Washington Post
 "Just like Adu's singing style, the two-hour performance was a model of economy and grace."
The Boston Globe
"Sade immediately captivated – and for two hours she never let the audience out of her seductive grip."
- Atlanta Journal Constitution
"If a decade is required to conceive and craft a concert as smart and stylish as Sade's, so be it."
The Times-Picayune
"Very few bands have the luxury of popping their heads above ground after such a lengthy hiatus to find they're still burning just as bright.  Sade seem to be the exception."
 – The Vancouver Sun
"It was Sade Adu who ruled the day turning a stadium of 90,000 into an intimate little nightclub in broad daylight, bring the crowd to an absolute hush with 'Is It A Crime.'"
The Arizona Republic
Live DVD tracklisting:
1. Soldier Of Love
12. All About Our Love
2. Your Love Is King
13. Paradise
3. Skin
14. Nothing Can Come Between Us
4. Kiss Of Life
15. Morning Bird
5. Love Is Found
16. King Of Sorrow
6. In Another Time
17. The Sweetest Taboo
7. Smooth Operator
18. The Moon And The Sky
8. Jezebel
19. Pearls
9. Bring Me Home
20. No Ordinary Love
10. Is It A Crime
21. By Your Side
11. Love Is Stronger Than Pride
22. Cherish the Day
Live CD tracklisting:
1.  Soldier of Love

8. Paradise/Nothing Can Come Between Us
2.  Skin
9. Morning Bird

3.  Kiss of Life

10. The Moon and the Sky

4.  Love is Found

11. No Ordinary Love

5.  In Another Time

12. By Your Side

6.  Jezebel

13. Cherish the Day
7.  All About Our Love
Throughout their twenty-eight year career, Sade have enjoyed phenomenal success both internationally and stateside. Since the release of their debut album, Diamond Life in 1984, the band have seen all six of their studio albums land in the Top 10 on Billboard's Top 200 Album Chart, selling more than 55 million albums worldwide to date. They've been nominated for American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards won a Brit Award for Best Album for Diamond Life, and four Grammy Awards – first in 1986 for Best New Artist, then in 1994 for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group for "No Ordinary Love", Best Pop Vocal Album with Lovers Rock in 2002, and again for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group in 2010 for "Soldier of Love".
SOURCE Epic Records

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