She Who Weeps

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She Who Weeps
Studio album by Cassandra Wilson
Released June 25, 1991
Genre jazz
Length 40:14
Label JMT
JMT 834 443
Producer Cassandra Wilson, Jean-Paul Bourelly, Stefan F. Winter
Cassandra Wilson chronology
Live
(1991)
She Who Weeps
(1991)
After the Beginning Again
(1992)

She Who Weeps is the fifth studio album by American jazz singer Cassandra Wilson. It was released June 25, 1991.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Writing for Allmusic, Scott Yanow gave the album a star rating of three out of five. He described it as a "transition of sorts" for the artist, and noted some traces of her earlier M-Base style. Overall, he called the album "Interesting but not overly memorable".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Iconic Memories" (Cassandra Wilson) – 5:07
  2. "Chelsea Bridge" (Billy Strayhorn) – 6:34
  3. "Out Loud (Jeris' Blues)" (Steve Coleman, Wilson) – 4:23
  4. "She Who Weeps" (Mary Fowlkes) – 3:31
  5. "Angel" (Carolyn Franklin, Sonny Saunders) – 4:42
  6. "Body and Soul" (Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green) – 10:47
  7. "New African Blues" (Wilson) – 5:32

Personnel[edit]

  • Cassandra Wilson – vocals, drum programming
  • Jean-Paul Bourelly – guitar
  • Herman Fowlkes – bass
  • Kevin Bruce Harris – bass
  • Reggie Washington – bass
  • Rod Williams – piano
  • Mark Johnson – drums
  • Tani Tabbal – drums

Production notes

  • Cassandra Wilson – producer
  • Jean-Paul Bourelly – producer
  • Stefan F. Winter – producer, executive producer, packaging
  • Joseph Marciano – engineer
  • Adrian VonRipka – mastering
  • Diana Klein – artwork, illustrations
  • Steve Byram – cover design
  • Günter Mattei – cover design

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1991 Billboard Top Jazz Albums 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shimada, T., JMT label discography, accessed September 26, 2014
  2. ^ She Who Weeps at AllMusic
  3. ^ Yanow, Scott, "She Who Weeps > Review", Allmusic (Rovi Corporation), retrieved July 23, 2010