Roberta Flack - Blue Lights In The Basement (1977) [1995, Digitally Remastered]
R&B, Pop/Rock, Soul, Urban | EAC Rip | FLAC, Img+CUE+LOG+Scans (PNG) | 41:20 Min. | 380,28 Mb
Label: Atlantic/WEA International Inc. (Germany) | Cat.# 7567-82791-2 | Released: 1995-09-19 (1977-12-13)
"Blue Lights in the Basement" is the sixth studio album by American singer Roberta Flack released by Atlantic on December 13, 1977. The album was a commercial success, peaking at number eight on the US Billboard 200, becoming her third consecutive top-ten album on the chart and reaching number five on the R&B albums chart. On February 27, 1978, the album received a Gold certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments over 500,000 copies. The album features the single "The Closer I Get to You", a duet with best friend and fellow soul musician Donny Hathaway, which became the biggest hit from the album, peaking at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100, and reaching #1 on the Hot Soul Singles chart. The collaboration with Hathaway would be one of his final singles released in his lifetime before his death in 1979.