Happy Anniversary 15th Music Anniversary Jody Watley’s Top 5 Billboard Dance Play Hit “A Beautiful Life” released November 15, 2008. The empowering anthem was written & produced by: Jody Watley and Rodney Lee, with remixes by a variety of club friendly remix producers including Love to Infinity. The single reached Number 5 on The Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart. A snippet of the music video was included in the feature film “Good Hair” produced by Chris Rock.
“A Beautiful Life” is taken from the critically acclaimed, 2006 iTunes #1 Top Electronic Album “The Makeover.” which also included the Number 1 Dance Smash “I Want Your Love” (a reimagined version of the CHIC classic) and the Number 1 dance remixes of the also reimagined Madonna classic “Borderline.”
In 2021 the Alex Di Cio remix of “A Beautiful Life” was included in the remix EP “Renderings” which reached number 4 on the UK Soul Chart. View the full Jody Watley Music Discography: Here
“A lot of music blogs overlook my ongoing discography if it’s not fitting the 80’s pop box – missing some of my best work as an ever evolving artist, writer and producer.” – Jody Watley
The Jody Watley “Still A Thrill” Radio Celebration from The Wayne Boucaud Show, UK Black in 3D is now available on Mixcloud as a podcast. Listen again or for the first time!
Wayne did an excellent job on curating a few classics and a host of deep cuts and collaborations beyond the commercial realm with snippets of vintage interviews sharing pearls of wisdom, goals and determination with a desire to always be me and never confined to expectations or narrow vision. You’ll enjoy the entire show..and be reminded that there is still quality music being made – soul, jazz, funk and you can still mix them up into a delicious musical brew with the classics, under the radar gems.
It’s been such a great year of music for me solo (the Top 10 Smooth Jazz ‘Waiting In Vain’ and with SRL (Soul Revolution Love), “The Passion”, “The Mood” Alex Di Cio’ mixes coming with massive UK radio support; and the announcement of my first UK Tour in over 20 years. It means the most to have it be fueled by what’s new while celebrating what’s past.