OTD July 28, 2014 Released
Features the Dance hit “Nightlife,” along with stand-outs “Dancer” and “Sanctuary.”
Production by Count de Money / Peace Biscuit/ Mark de Clive-Lowe, Soulpersona, Luminodisco, Jody Watley / Rodney Lee.
#5 UK Urban Chart
#6 UK Music Week Commercial Pop
#18 USA Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play
Jody Watley made a variety of TV appearances with a select number of interviews. During the promotions she said “Albums are no longer something I’m was interested in doing, due to short attention spans, and the reality of people not buying albums as much now with streaming unless it’s a younger demographic or hip hop, quality EP’s more appealing to me at this point.”
Flashback Friday: Jody Watley Takes Us To Paradise July 28, 2014 Review : Soulbounce
It’s been eight years since Jody Watley released an album’s worth of material, specifically 2006’s The Makeover. Though some may say an EP doesn’t count as an album, her new set, Paradise, is still a cohesive blend of disco-infused house, soul and jazz that proclaims Ms. Watley is back! Mark de Clive-Lowe makes his impression felt on Paradise, handling production chores on the album’s title track, “The Dawn” and “Tonight’s the Night (MdCL Remix).” “Paradise” the song is a perfect convergence of down-tempo electronica, tropical atmospherics and synth-driven jazz, featuring an almost a cappella delivery of the lyrics by Watley. Read More: Soulbounce
The EP was released in limited edition CD digipak complete with glossy booklet with a surprise bonus track as well Jody Watley “Paradise” and “Sanctuary” candles.
Streaming at all digital platforms!