Sade are back with The Ultimate Collection to be released on May 3. The must-have, 29-track, two-disc album will include four new, never-before heard songs including a remix of The Moon And The Sky (featuring Jay-Z).
The Ultimate Collection also features 15 tracks that were not included on Sade’s 1994 “Best Of” album. Here for the first time, fans can find all of their favourite Sade classics including songs Lover’s Rock and Soldier Of Love.
1. Your Love Is King
2. Smooth Operator
3. Hang On To Your Love
4. The Sweetest Taboo
5. Is It A Crime
6. Never As Good As The First Time
8. Love Is Stronger Than Pride
10. Nothing Can Come Between Us
11. No Ordinary Love
12. Kiss Of Life
13. Feel No Pain+
14. Bullet Proof Soul+
1. Cherish The Day
3. By Your Side+
6. King Of Sorrow+
7. The Sweetest Gift+
8. Solider Of Love+
9. The Moon And The Sky+
11. Still In Love With You**
12. Love Is Found**
13. I Would Never Have Guessed**
14. The Moon And The Sky (Remix Featuring Jay-Z)**
15. By Your Side (Neptunes Remix)+
+ Not on Best Of
** Never Released Before
Sade will support the release of The Ultimate Collection with a tour opening in April (in Nice, France), with their first UK dates in 17 years kicking off in Manchester on May 27th.
The group will be joined on tour by Jamaican mento band The Jolly Boys throughout Europe, performing in Manchester, Birmingham, and London to reach their vast and loyal fans. Sade’s classic sound set to haunting, unmistakable vocals creates the most intimate of concert experiences in a way that only an unforgettable Sade performance can. Sade performed for more than a million fans during their last US tour in 2001.
Known for their one of a kind timeless sound, Sade has enjoyed phenomenal success both internationally and stateside throughout the span of their twenty-seven year career. Since the release of their debut album, Diamond Life in 1984 the band has seen all five of their studio albums land in the Top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart selling a total of more than 50 million albums worldwide to date. They’ve been nominated for American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and have won four Grammy Awards – first in 1986 for Best New Artist, then in 1994 for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group for “No Ordinary Love”, again in 2002 for Best Pop Vocal Album with Lovers Rock and most recently in 2011 for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group for “Soldier Of Love”.
SADE’S UK TOUR DATES:
Friday 27th – M.E.N Arena Manchester
Sunday 29th – LG Arena Birmingham
Tuesday 31st – The O2 arena London