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For One to Love, is a studio album by American jazz singer Cécile McLorin Salvant. It is the singer's third album and the follow up to WomanChild (2013).

For One to Love
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 4, 2015 (2015-09-04)
Recorded2014–2015
GenreJazz, vocal jazz
LabelMack Avenue
ProducerGretchen Valade (executive producer), Al Pryor (producer)[1]
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
Boston Globe(positive)[3]
The Guardian4/5 stars[4]
Wall Street Journal(positive)[5]

Contents

Critical receptionEdit

The album was released to critical acclaim from publications such as the New York Times, The Guardian, and Los Angeles Times.[4][6][7] For One to Love won Grammy Award as Best Jazz Vocal Album of 2016.[8]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Fog"Cécile McLorin Salvant5:15
2."Growlin' Dan"4:34
3."Stepsisters' Lament"2:19
4."Look at Me"Salvant2:44
5."Wives and Lovers"2:51
6."Left Over"Salvant4:27
7."The Trolley Song"3:51
8."Monday"Salvant2:00
9."What's the Matter Now?"4:17
10."Le mal de vivre"Monique Andrée Serf6:14
11."Something's Coming"10:33
12."Underling"Salvant3:39

PersonnelEdit

Adapted from AllMusic.[1]

  • Cécile McLorin Salvant – vocals
  • Aaron Diehl – piano
  • Paul Sikivie – double bass
  • Lawrence Leathers – drums

ChartsEdit

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[9] 118
French Albums (SNEP)[9] 156
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[9] 58
US Billboard Top Heatseekers[10] 3
US Billboard Jazz Albums[11] 2
US Billboard Top Independent Albums[12] 28

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "For One to Love - Cécile McLorin Salvant - Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  2. ^ "For One to Love - Cécile McLorin Salvant - Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  3. ^ James Reed. "Cécile McLorin Salvant, 'For One to Love'". BostonGlobe.com. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Cécile McLorin Salvant: For One to Love review – more like heightened music-theatre than jazz" The Guardian, September 3, 2015
  5. ^ Blumenfeld, Larry (2 September 2015). "'For One to Love' by Cécile McLorin Salvant Review". Wsj.com. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Review: Cécile McLorin Salvant Wields Her Power, Drawing From Her Album ‘For One to Love’," New York Times, August 26, 2015
  7. ^ "Review: Cecile McLorin Salvant is still pushing herself with 'For One to Love'" Los Angeles Times, September 5, 2015
  8. ^ La Rosa, David (February 15, 2016). "2016 Jazz Grammy Winners Announced". Thejazzline.com. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  9. ^ a b c "Cécile McLorin Salvant - For One To Love". Hitparade.ch. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  10. ^ "Cécile McLorin Salvant - Chart history - Billboard". Billboard.com. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  11. ^ "Cécile McLorin Salvant - Chart history - Billboard". Billboard.com. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  12. ^ "Cécile McLorin Salvant - Chart history - Billboard". Billboard.com. Retrieved 6 June 2019.