David Kershenbaum said that the album was "made for the right reasons". Chapman started writing songs when she was immediately signed to Album) Records.
Koppelman started finding producers for the album with the demo tape of her single " Talkin' 'bout a Revolution ". However, she was turned down due to the popularity of dance-pop and synthpop at the time. There was a sense in the industry of a slight boredom with everything out Talkin Bout A Revolution - Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman (Cassette and that people might be willing to listen again to lyrics and to someone who made statements.
Chapman's greatest concern during her meetings with Kershenbaum was that the integrity of her songs remain intact, because she wanted to record "real simple".
Kershenbaum said, "I wanted to make sure that she was in front, vocally and thematically, and that everything was built around her. Kershenbaum recalled that the first time she sang and performed it for him, he "loved it the minute I [he] heard it. The album was, in total, recorded in eight weeks at Powertrax, Kershenbaum's Hollywood studio. She got there at the right moment with stuff that was good.
She said, "The first record [ Tracy Chapman ] is seen as being more social commentary. But I think that's just all about perspective. In an interview with The Guardian inChapman said: "My first record was almost not my first record. Tracy Chapman received acclaim from music critics. According to Rolling StoneChapman "caught everyone's ear in the hair-metal late Eighties" with the album. He found "Fast Car" and "Mountains o' Things" very perceptive and Chapman an innately gifted singer but was disappointed by the presence of " begged questions " and "naive left-folkie truisms" such as "Talkin' 'bout a Revolution" and "Why": "She's too good for such condescension Get real, girl.
Just two weeks after its release, the album sold one million copies worldwide, becoming a big commercial success. Adapted credits from the album's booklet. The latter three were won. Inthe album was rated number 10 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the " Greatest Albums of the 80s".
Inthe album was ranked number on Rolling Stone ' s list of " The Greatest Albums of All Time ", and in a revised list. Slant Magazine Album) the album at No. The album was critically acclaimed and helped to revive the singer-songwriter tradition. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tracy Chapman. Rolling Stone. November 16, Retrieved September 21, The Guardian. Retrieved July 26, The Encyclopedia of Popular Music 5th concise ed. Omnibus Press. Orlando Sentinel.
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