Offered for sale is a still sealed U.S. copy of Giving You the Best That I Got by Anita Baker.
About this copy: This copy of Giving You the Best That I Got is a 1988 U.S. pressing on the Elektra label.
As the album is still sealed, the record is presumably new and unplayed.
The wrap is fully intact, with no rips, tears, or holes.
There is a hype sticker that lists three of the songs that appear on the album.
A nice copy of a terrific album that’s fairly hard to find on vinyl, as most copies were sold on compact disc when the album was new.
Background: Giving You the Best That I Got was Anita Baker’s third album, and the album reached #1 on the U.S. album charts, as did the title track, which was the album’s lead single.
The album was certified triple platinum by the RIAA for sales of more than 3 million copies.
The sizeable following that Anita Baker acquired with Rapture proved quite receptive to the only slightly less appealing Giving You the Best That I Got — an album that’s quite similar to its predecessors. Though not quite on a par with The Songstress or Rapture, Best is far superior to most of 1988’s uninspired R&B releases. I…Much of Baker’s music has contained jazz overtones, but on the Brazilian-influenced, slightly bossa nova-ish “Good Enough,” Sarah Vaughan’s influence becomes even more apparent — and indicates that she is making a tremendous mistake by not recording outright jazz.
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