A really strong album from Lalah Hathaway – profoundly addressing her legacy on this second album for Stax by covering a Donny Hathaway classic and paying tribute to him with the album art – all the while standing up proudly as a soul music veteran with a proud legacy that's all her own! If you thought Lalah was going to go old school style on Where It All Begins – rest assured that this is contemporary soul music – though crafted with a timeless sensibility. There's some nicely thumping numbers and sweeter, more soaring jams – with Lalah's smoky voice carrying it all the way. Lalah's move to Stax continues to be a major creative win! Includes "Strong Woman", "Where It All Began", "My Everything", "Small Of My Back", "Always Love You", "This Could Be Love", Wrong Way", "I'm Coming Back" feat Rochelle Ferrell, "Dreamland", and a fresh take on the Donny Hathaway classic "You Were Meant For Me". 12 tracks in all. © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.
We have only one grade for non-new CDs at Dusty Groove — "Used CD". This grade is somewhat all-encompassing, but we choose it because we try to offer Used CDs in the best shape possible.
When you purchase a Used CD you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks, the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves), and the booklet to be in good shape. Used CDs may show some signs of use but if there are significant details or defects we will list them underneath the item — just like we do with LPs — so look there for notes on cutout marks, stickers, promo stamps or other details.
All of our Used CDs are guaranteed to play without skipping or flaws. If you purchase a Used CD from Dusty Groove, you have 1 week to play it to determine that it plays correctly — and if it does not, then you may return it for a full refund.