For other albums of the same name, see Rapture disambiguation. It chimed especially with the American public, resting high in the albums chart; and the US industry, winning two Grammys. For her third Elektra album, Baker decided to handle a greater share of the songwriting, hence the title Compositions, which was released in and featured even stronger jazz inflections than Baker's previous work not to mention all live instruments. Recording Industry Association of New Zealand.
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This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Select albums in the Format field. Stand in the Light. You can add or edit information about Rapture at musicbrainz. In the meantime, the Atlantic imprint Rhino released Night of Rapture: In a contemporary review for Rolling StoneRob Hoerburger regarded Rapture as a relatively "modest" album compared to more histrionic female singers, while praising the symbiotic relationship Baker shared with her band.
Clips taken from original discs may contain strong language. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Baker went on to bxker a long-lasting, multiple-platinum US career.
Chastened, Baker worked low-paying jobs in Detroit and eventually found steady work as a receptionist at a law firm. For her third Elektra album, Baker decided to handle a greater share of the songwriting, hence the title Bbaker, which was released in and featured even stronger jazz inflections than Baker's previous work not to mention all live instruments.
Baker finally returned to the studio in and issued My Everything, her first album in ten years.
Anita Baker, Louis A. Baker had wanted to make a jazz album, Powell a soul one, and the creative tension led to a successful compromise.
It was a platinum, Grammy-winning smash, appealing to both urban and adult contemporary listeners and producing two all-time quiet storm classics in "Caught Up in the Rapture" and "Sweet Love. Its parent album, Only Forever, was prepared for Caught Up in the Rapture.
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An Evening with Anita Baker. The Mojo Collection 4th ed. Angel Single Version 2. In the years that followed, Baker was mostly silent, despite her fans' clamoring for a jazz album; instead, she raised her family and became embroiled in contract disputes with Elektra, which eventually led her to move to Atlantic.
At age 12, she began singing in a gospel choir, and by age 16 she was performing with several local bands. Following Aniha, Baker took a break from recording and touring; after having her first son inshe returned to the studio to craft Rhythm of Love, which was released in Working with producer Michael J.
It chimed especially with the American public, resting high in the albums chart; and the US industry, winning two Grammys.
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Recording Industry Association of America. By the time she signed to Elektra in bakdr, she had been working as a secretary after her old label folded. Listen on Apple Music. InOtis Smith -- an executive who'd worked with Chapter 8 -- contacted Baker about recording for his new label, Beverly Glen. Anita Baker — Rapture " in German.
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Powell Marti Sharron Gary Skardina. However, nothing since has quite hit the spot as this.
Baker was born January 26,in Toledo, Ohio, and raised in nearby Detroit, where she grew up listening to female jazz singers like Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, and Ella Fitzgerald. Find out more about our use of this dataand also our policy on profanity Find out more about our use of this data. This became Baker's breakout album, selling over 8 million copies worldwide of which 5 million in the US  and earning her two Grammy Awards.