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Love Jones: the Music Soundtrack
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|1. Brother To The Night (A Blues For Nina) Darius' Poem - Larenz Tate|
|2. Hopeless - Dionne Farris|
|3. The Sweetest Thing - Refugee Camp All-Stars|
|4. I Got A Love Jones For You - Refugee Camp All-Stars|
|5. Sumthin' Sumthin': Mellosmoothe (Cut) - Maxwell|
|6. Never Enough - Groove Theory|
|7. Inside My Love - Trina Broussard|
|8. In The Rain - Xscape|
|9. You Move Me - Cassandra Wilson|
|10. Rush Over - Me'shell Ndegeocello|
|11. I Like It - The Brand New Heavies|
|12. Girl - Cassie|
|13. Can't Get Enough - Kenny Lattimore|
|14. Jelly, Jelly - The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra|
|15. In A Sentimental Mood - Duke Ellington|
|16. Lyric: I Am Looking At Music Nina's Poem - Nia Long|
Top Customer Reviews
This is a great CD and felt well for a good movie. I thought the poem was redundantly horrible but despite that failure the music shines. "Sweetest Thing" is a great song w/ interesting but not trite lyrics about black love. Maxwell's remix of "Somethin' Somethin'" is beautiful. "Jelly, Jelly" roars and blows fillers like Xscape and Kenny Latimore out of the way. Meshell's song is catchy too. Also, the stand out track to me is (if the Oscars knew good music would have gave it a nomination for best song from a film) "Hopeless" by Dionne Ferris. What a perfect song from a true soul/rock artist... "they say I'm hopeless like a penny w/ a whole in it." Despite some extreme fillers this album is one of the best sound track albums from the 90's.
Also included in the set is "The Sweetest Thing" by the Refugee Camp All-Stars. This is the first song featuring Lauryn Hill on vocals that captivated me.
Another gem on the CD is "Rush Over" by bassist Marcus Miller with Me'Shell N'degeocello on vocals. The interplay between these two artists on this track help make this CD worth purchasing.
The CD also includes some classic tracks like Duke Ellington's "In a Sentimental Mood" and a re-recorded version of Minnie Riperton's "Inside My Love" by Trina Broussard. While Ms. Broussard does a nice rendition, you're left wanting to re-visit the classic version.
Overall, the soundtrack is an above average CD. One wishes that some of the other tracks were as distinctive as the ones mentioned above.
Most recent customer reviews
I think it's a great collaboration of talent on one CD. I saw the movie and enjoyed the love story, which provoked me to go out and buy the CD. Read morePublished on July 16 2004
This disc, is an extremely entertaining winner. The price was the sheer factor for me. I could have been my usual self and burned a copy. At 11.99 it won me. Read morePublished on June 18 2004
This is my favorite soundtrack. All of the songs are great. And the movie is great too. This is a must have in your collection. Nice mellow music.Published on April 30 2004 by Marshaun Logan
First off I would like to say that this is a wonderful cd when Jermaine Dupri (So-So- Def) this is a nice cd done by some good singers this is a good cd I love this cd I listen to... Read morePublished on Feb. 20 2004 by A. R SCOTT
This cd is filled with talented people who have not gotten recognition that is deserved for their work on this particular cd. Read morePublished on Dec 30 2003 by Lakisha McMullen
If for nothing else, the inclusion of the incredibly beautiful HOPELESS by Dionne Farris would have been reason enough to buy this soundtrack.
But hold everything! Read more
I never recieved the CD ordered..I e-mail this seller twice, but they never contacted me.
I was forced to complete an order form for a full refund.
The "Love Jones" soundtrack has some of the best R&B/Soul and Jazz tracks collected into one very neat and wonderful package! Read morePublished on March 28 2003 by musiclover13
To get a crash course in the beginning of neo-soul, pick up the Love Jones soundtrack. There's a lot of gems in here like Lauryn Hill's "The Sweetest Thing", and Dionne... Read morePublished on Dec 17 2002 by E.J. Rupert