Classic Moments

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Classic Moments
Studio album by Patti LaBelle
Released 2005
Recorded 2004-2005
Genre Contemporary R&B
Length 58:37
Label Def Soul Classics
Producer Patti LaBelle; Babyface, Gregg Pagani, Daryl Simmons; Michael Bearden, Sheldon Goode, Sami McKinney; Tomi
Patti LaBelle chronology
Timeless Journey
(2004)
Classic Moments
(2005)
The Gospel According to Patti LaBelle
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
People 3/4 stars[2]
PopMatters 6/10 stars[3]
USA Today 3/4 stars[4]
Wilson & Alroy's Record Reviews 2/5 stars[5]

Classic Moments is an album recorded and released by Patti LaBelle, her second full-length release with Island Def Jam's Def Soul Classics imprint, released in 2005.

Overview[edit]

The album features LaBelle's inspired renditions of modern pop, soul and R&B songs, mostly ballads, including her takes of "Love Don't Live Here Anymore", "She's Out of My Life" (retitled "He's Out of My Life"), "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)" and "I'll Stand by You". Released a year after her previous effort, Timeless Journey, the album peaked at number 24 on the pop albums chart and number five on the R&B albums chart, while her take of Aretha and Carolyn Franklin's "Ain't No Way", a duet featuring her and Mary J. Blige, hit the R&B charts peaking at number sixty-eight. This is LaBelle 5th gold record.

Tracklisting[edit]

  1. "Ain't No Way" (4:29)
  2. "He's Out of My Life" (3:46)
  3. "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)" (4:32)
  4. "Love Don't Live Here Anymore" (3:56)
  5. "I Keep Forgetting" (3:16)
  6. "Love Ballad" (4:00)
  7. "I Can't Make You Love Me" (6:02)
  8. "Your Song" (5:23)
  9. "I'll Write a Song for You" (5:23)
  10. "Silly" (5:12)
  11. "I'll Stand by You" (4:24)
  12. "You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else" (4:57)
  13. "Land of the Living" (5:17)

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