Title: Giving You The Best That I Got
Style: Smooth Jazz, Rhythm & Blues
Format: MP3 FLAC AAC XM AA AU VOC DXD WMA
FLAC size: 1497 mb | MP3 size: 1221 mb | WMA size: 1718 mb
Giving You the Best That I Got is the third album by American R&B/soul singer Anita Baker, released in 1988. It was Baker's first and only Pop album in the US, her second R&B Album, and was certified 3x platinum in 1989 by the RIAA. The title track was released as the first single from the album and became Baker's highest charting single in the US, peaking at on the Billboard Hot 100. The album earned Baker three Grammy Awards and three Soul Train Music Awards.
Executive-Producer – Anita Baker. Guitar – Donny Lyle (tracks: A4), Michael J. Powell (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B1, B4), Paul Jackson Jr. (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B3). Keyboards – Gary Taylor (tracks: A4), Nell Walker (tracks: B4), Patrick Moten (tracks: B4), Peter Schwartz (tracks: B1), Robbie Buchanan (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B3), Sonny Burke (2) (tracks: B4), Vernon Fails (tracks: A1 to A4, B2). Guitar – Donnie Lyle (tracks: A4), Michael J.
The contents of the Just Because (Anita Baker song) page were merged into Giving You the Best That I Got (album). For the contribution history and old versions of the redirected page, please see its history; for the discussion at that location, see its talk page. The contents of the Lead Me Into Love page were merged into Giving You the Best That I Got (album). There is a unanimous consensus to merge Lead Me Into Love into Giving You the Best That I Got (album). Cunard (talk) 04:02, 18 July 2016 (UTC). The following discussion is closed.
Though not quite on a par with The Songstress or Rapture, Best is far superior to most of 1988's uninspired R&B releases.
Listen free to Anita Baker – Giving You the Best That I Got (Priceless, Lead Me into Love and more). Giving You The Best That I Got is the third album by American singer Anita Baker. It was Baker's first and only Pop album in the US, the second R&B Album, and was certified 3x platinum in 1989 by the RIAA. The album also peaked at on the UK Albums Chart. Baker's third album, Giving You the Best That I Got, was released in October 1988. She again worked with Powell, and the album became a critical and commercial success, topped on the Billboard 200 chart.
Giving You The Best That I Got. This song is by Anita Baker and appears on the album Giving You The Best That I Got (1988). Ain't there something I can give youIn exchange for everything you give to meRead my mind and make me feel just fineWhen I think my peace of mind is outOf reach. The scales are sometimes unbalancedAnd you bear the weight of all that has to beI hope you see that you can lean on meAnd together we can calm a stormy sea.
|A1||Giving You The Best That I Got (LP Version)||4:20|
|A2||Good Enough (LP Version)||3:59|
|B1||Watch Your Step - (Live)||6:20|
|B2||Sweet Love (Live)||4:50|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – BBC Enterprises Ltd.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA International Inc.
- Copyright (c) – WEA Records Ltd.
- Manufactured By – TELDEC Record Service GmbH
- Engineer – Barney Perkins (tracks: A1, A2), Ted De Bono (tracks: B1, B2)
- Photography By – Adrian Buckmaster
- Producer – Michael J. Powell (tracks: A1, A2), Pete Ritzema (tracks: B1, B2)
NotesAlmost identical to Giving You The Best That I Got but B-side live tracks differ.
B1, B2: ℗ 1987 BBC Enterprices
A1, A2: ℗ 1988 WEA International Inc..
© 1988 WEA Records Ltd.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 0 75596 67350 1
- Rights Society: GEMA/BIEM
- Label Code: LC 0192
- Price Code (France): France:WE 221
- Price Code (Germany): Ⓓ
|EKR 79, 969 371-7||Anita Baker||Giving You The Best That I Got (7")||Elektra, Elektra||EKR 79, 969 371-7||UK||1988|
|4-69371||Anita Baker||Giving You The Best That I Got (Cass, Single)||Elektra||4-69371||US||1988|
|7-69371||Anita Baker||Giving You The Best That I Got (7", Single, Promo)||Elektra||7-69371||US||1988|
|07P7-6031||Anita Baker||Giving You The Best That I Got (7", Promo)||Elektra||07P7-6031||Japan||1988|
|5331||Anita Baker||Giving You The Best (12", TP)||Elektra||5331||US||1988|