Take a Look (Natalie Cole album)

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Take a Look
Take a look Natalie Cole album.jpg
Studio album by Natalie Cole
Released June 9, 1993
Recorded 1992–93
Genre Jazz, pop, R&B, soul, neo soul, quiet storm, adult contemporary
Length 64:22
Label Elektra
Natalie Cole chronology
I've Got Love on My Mind
Take a Look
Holly & Ivy
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B+[2]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[3]

Take a Look is a 1993 album by American singer Natalie Cole. Released on June 9, 1993 by Elektra Records, Cole won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for Take a Look at the 36th Grammy Awards.[4]

The single, "Take a Look", peaked at No. 68 on the U.S. Billboard R&B chart, and No. 35 the Adult Contemporary chart in 1993.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Wish You Love" (Albert Beach, Charles Trenet) 4:07
  2. "I'm Beginning to See the Light" (Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, Harry James) 3:29
  3. "Swinging Shepherd Blues" (Natalie Cole, Kenny Jacobson, Moe Koffman, Rhoda Roberts) 4:01
  4. "Crazy He Calls Me" (Bob Russell, Carl Sigman) 4:11
  5. "Cry Me a River" (Arthur Hamilton) 3:50
  6. "Undecided" (Sydney Robin, Charlie Shavers) 2:15
  7. "Fiesta in Blue" (Count Basie, Louie Bellson, Roy Eldridge, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Mundy) 4:03
  8. "I'm Gonna Laugh You Right out of My Life" (Cy Coleman, Joseph McCarthy) 3:33
  9. "Let There Be Love" (Ian Grant, Lionel Rand) 3:50
  10. "It's Sand, Man!" (Jon Hendricks, Dave Lambert, Ed Lewis) 2:30
  11. "Don't Explain" (Arthur Herzog, Jr., Billie Holiday) 3:10
  12. "As Time Goes By" (Herman Hupfeld) 3:43
  13. "Too Close for Comfort" (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George David Weiss) 2:56
  14. "Calypso Blues" (Nat King Cole, George) 4:59
  15. "This Will Make You Laugh" (Irene Higginbotham) 3:46
  16. "Lovers" (Cole, Chuck Jackson, Marvin Yancy) 3:14
  17. "All About Love" (Robert Arthur, Bill Dana) 3:39
  18. "Take a Look" (Cole, Naomi Neville, Clyde Otis) 3:06


Chart (1993)[5] Peak
U.S. Billboard 200 26
U.S. Billboard Top R&B Albums 14
U.S. Billboard Top Jazz Albums 1
UK Album Charts 16