The sweet voiced Polish girl continues to set the standard by which other, less inventive adult contemporary vocalists should be measured. Her tender yet powerful feelings take listeners' hearts to places with fascinating, sometimes surreal imagery. Basia and partner/producer Danny White's real gift is rhythmic diversity, and the tandem take the artsy route on a big, brassy tour through Brazil and Latin America, employing jazzy touches that keep even the most staid tune hopping. The ballads are sweet as well. Nobody in this crowded genre outclassed or outperformed Basia, but as welcome as this comeback after four years was, the singer never followed up with another full-length studio project.
Track List: 1. Drunk On Love 2. Third Time Lucky 3. Yearning 4. She Deserves It/Rachel's Wedding 5. An Olive Tree 6. The Sweetest Illusion 7. Perfect Mother 8. More Fire Than Flame 9. Simple Pleasures 10. My Cruel Ways 11. The Prayer Of A Happy Housewife
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