It would be their first release since 2010's Soldier of Love.
Sade , the sultry pop group led by Sade Adu , haven't made an album since 's Soldier of Love , though they did release new single "Flower of the Universe" for Ava Duvernay's adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time. There may be new music sooner than later, though, as hinted in both the title and press materials of new vinyl box set, This Far , which collects Sade's six albums to date and will be out October 9 via Sony Legacy. While we wait for more concrete news, here's more about the box set. No additional digital limiting was used in the mastering process, so the six albums benefit from the advantage of extra clarity and pure fidelity, preserving the dynamic range of the original mixes for the very first time. Meanwhile, the artwork and sleeves for all six albums "have been meticulously reproduced in exact detail with authentic paper and printing methods, perfectly replicated for the first time since their original release, and assembled in the outer box which was designed by Tom Hingston Studios in London. If you're looking for extras and bonus tracks, you're in the wrong place -- just meticulously made vinyl records here. Pre-orders are available now and you can check out the "exploded view" of This Far 's packaging and the tracklist, below. Stay tuned for news on new Sade music. Filed Under: Sade. Categories: Music News.
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She has been credited as one of the most successful British female artists in history, and is often recognised as an influence on contemporary music. Born in Ibadan , Nigeria and brought up partly in Essex , England since age 4, Sade studied at Saint Martin's School of Art in London and gained modest recognition as a fashion designer and part-time model, prior to joining the band Pride in the early s. After gaining attention as a performer, she formed the band Sade, and secured a recording contract with Epic Records in A year later the band released the album Diamond Life , which became one of the best-selling albums of the era, and the best-selling debut by a British female vocalist. In July , Sade was among the performers at the Live Aid charity concert at Wembley Stadium , and the following year she appeared in the film Absolute Beginners. Following the band's third and fourth albums, Stronger Than Pride and Love Deluxe , they went on hiatus after the birth of Sade's child, while the singer experienced widespread media coverage during the period for unsubstantiated claims of mental health and addiction issues. After a spell of eight years without an album, the band reunited in , and released Lovers Rock in