Sade - Paradise (1988)

You have to admire the bassline on this one, don't you? Such a quality track!

80's band Sade have sold over 50 million units worldwide. Paradise was Sade's ninth single release and was lifted from the their third studio album Stronger than Pride, which achieved platinum status in the UK and 3x platinum in the U.S. The single reached #29 in the UK, #16 on the U.S. Hot 100 and #1 on the U.S. R&B chart, and was the follow-up to Love is Stronger than Pride, which peaked at #44 in the UK.

Sade's biggest and most well-known 80's hit was Smooth Operator (1984). In the UK, Your Love is King was the biggest-seller, peaking at #6.

Sade - Paradise - 7 inch vinyl sleeve
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