Label: Elektra - 96 04441 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Canada • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Downtempo, Soul
Rapture is the second album by American vocalist Anita Bakerreleased in This became Baker's breakout album, selling over 8 million copies worldwide of which 5 million in the US  and earning her two Grammy Awards. The album's first track, " Sweet Love ", was a top 10 Billboard hit in addition to winning a Grammy Award. In a contemporary review for Rolling StoneRob Hoerburger regarded Rapture as a relatively "modest" album compared to more histrionic female singers, while praising the symbiotic relationship Baker shared with her band.
Occasionally, he believed, the groove -based music lacked variety, and the singer drifted into "some superfluous scatting and pseudo-jazz harmony", but Hoerburger ultimately deemed her "an acquired but enduring taste".
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