Real Love Deluxe. So Natural Deluxe. Lisa Stansfield's long-awaited eponymous fourth album finds the blue-eyed soul singer at the top of her game, turning in a stylish set of smooth, disco-inflected dance-pop. So Natural. After achieving minor success as the lead singer of the U.
The combination of lush, Barry White-influenced arrangements and Stansfield's soulful voice proved wildly popular, and Stansfield became one of the hottest new international artists of the late '80s.
Unfortunately, Stansfield's popularity slipped a bit with the follow-up, 's Real Love, but the album was still a respectable seller. So Natural, from , failed to reestablish Stansfield as a major commercial force, but since the album was never released in the U.
Though So Natural pales in comparison to Affection and even Real Love, it certainly isn't bad, and the lack of an American release remains a mystery. The album is definitely consistent, but the ballad-heavy approach wears thin.
He also called the album "consistent" and noted its many ballads. It "lacks a surefire hit single" but offers "many pleasant moments". Lyrically, the songs are all linked by the theme of love but musically the diversity is "breathtaking. So Natural was the most successful in the United Kingdom where it peaked at number six and achieved Platinum certification.
In other European countries, it reached top forty: number twenty-four in Sweden, twenty-five in Germany, twenty-seven in Switzerland, thirty in Austria and thirty-three in the Netherlands. In other parts of the world, So Natural peaked at number fifty in Japan and sixty-seven in Australia. Credits taken from AllMusic. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lisa Stansfield. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 23 April Australia's Music Charts Hung Medien.
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