2015 Virgin/UMC 180 gram vinyl 2xLP reissue as part of their Back to Black series. Includes download code
Brown Sugar is the debut studio album by American R&B singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist D'Angelo. It was released on July 3, 1995, by EMI Music.
The album was recorded during 1994 and 1995 in sessions at Battery Studios and RPM Studios in New York City and at the Pookie Lab in Sacramento. Its production, instrumentation, arrangements, and songwriting were primarily handled by D'Angelo, who employed both vintage recording equipment and modern electronic devices. Brown Sugar contains themes of love and romance, and features a fusion of contemporary R&B and traditional soul music, along with elements of funk, quiet storm, and hip hop music.
A1 Brown Sugar 4:22
A2 Alright 5:15
A3 Jonz In My Bonz 5:56
B1 Me And Those Dreamin' Eyes Of Mine 4:46
B2 Sh*t, Damn, Motherf*cker 5:14
B3 Smooth 4:18
C1 Crusin' 6:28
C2 When We Get By 5:48
D1 Lady 5:47
D2 Higher 5:27