Romantically Yours was the second posthumous release by American recording artist Marvin Gaye, also released by Columbia Records in 1985. Marvin Gaye died in April 1984, leaving behind two albums left on his contract with Columbia Records. In May 1985, Columbia issued the compilation album, Dream of a Lifetime, which performed modestly on the chart.
Romantically Yours, much like When I'm Alone I Cry, compiles the quieter moments of Marvin Gaye's earlier works. Much to the chagrin of Motown executives, Gaye always wanted to release an album of vocal standards in the stylings of one of his musical heroes, Nat King Cole. The results are a bit uneven, and those wishing to hear Gaye at his finest when performing in this vein should check out the recently issued Vulnerable for a better survey of his work from this time.
Released November 1985. Romantically Yours Tracklist. 1. Why Did I Choose You? Lyrics. Romantically Yours Q&A. Label Columbia Records & Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings. Producers Hal Davis, Marc Gordon & Marvin Gaye. Writers Bart Howard, Leonard Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim. Mastered by Bernie Grundman. More Marvin Gaye albums. You're the Man. Let's Get it On CD2. Show all albums by Marvin Gaye. About Genius Contributor Guidelines Press Advertise Event Space.
MARVIN GAYE - Romantically Yours. Boxset, Compilation · 1985. Filed under Jazz Related RnB By MARVIN GAYE.
United (with Tammi Terrell). 2012 Original Motown Album Plus Bonus Tracks 1961.
R&B/Soul songs and albums by Marvin Gaye, Mp3 Music. Release Date: 1985-11-01. Explicitness: notExplicit.
Starting in 1968, Gaye had begun working on a pop vocal album with producer and arranger Bobby Short. Among the songs they recorded were "Why Did I Choose You", "More", "Maria", "Fly Me To The Moon" and "I Won't Cry Anymore". Midway through recording, Gaye, depressed over personal issues and upset over his career, stopped recording sessions with Short and wouldn't visit the work with Short for over a decade.
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