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The Color Purple (Music From And Inspired By): 2CD

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Release date: 8 March, 2024

Immerse yourself in the harmonious blend of raw emotion and musical brilliance with “The Color Purple (Music From and Inspired By)” album. Boasting an ensemble cast like no other – Golden Globe nominee Fantasia’s soulful melodies, Taraji B. Henson’s emotive depth, Colman Domingo’s captivating energy, Golden Globe nominee Danielle Brooks’ powerful resonance, H.E.R’s contemporary artistry, and Hallie Bailey’s radiant vocals – and music from Grammy Award winning songwriters of The Color Purple musical – Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray - promises an auditory experience that’s both deeply nostalgic and refreshingly new.  But the magic doesn’t stop at the timeless classics.

Dive deeper and find yourself entranced by a new chapter of entirely new music, each song steeped in culture and inspired by the rich tapestry of the film’s narrative – from vocal powerhouses Alicia Keys, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Keyshia Cole, Coco Jones, Jorja Smith, Celeste, Mary Mary, October London and a breath-taking collaboration from USHER & H.E.R. From love and pain to strength and redemption, these songs capture the essence of “The Color Purple” while paving the way for a new musical era.  And for those seeking a modern twist, remixes from Missy Elliot featuring Megan Thee Stallion and Timbaland featuring Black Thought, who each elevate their signature sounds magnifying the soul of the original songs and creating a bridge between generations of music lovers. In addition, the film’s sweeping end credit song, “SUPERPOWER (I),” written and produced by lauded hitmaker The-Dream, is performed by the film’s transcendent north star, Golden Globe nominee Fantasia.  “The Color Purple” (Music From and Inspired By) is more than just an album – it’s a celebration of stories, voices, and melodies coming together in perfect harmony. Boasting seventeen songs from the Film, sixteen newly penned songs and four remixes, this is a collection destined to arrive as an instant classi

1. Huckleberry Pie – Halle Bailey and Phylicia Pearl Mpasi
2. Mysterious Ways – Tamela Mann, David Alan Grier, Halle Bailey and The Color Purple Ensemble
3. She Be Mine – Phylicia Pearl Mpasi and Ensemble
4. Keep It Movin’ – Halle Bailey and Phylicia Pearl Mpasi
5. Workin’ – Corey Hawkins and The Color Purple Ensemble
6. Hell No! – Danielle Brooks and The Color Purple Ensemble
7. Shug Avery – Fantasia Barrino, Colman Domingo and The Color Purple Ensemble
8. Dear God – Shug – Fantasia Barrino
9. Push Da Button – Taraji P. Henson
10. What About Love? – Fantasia Barrino and Taraji P. Henson
11. Agoo – The Color Purple Ensemble
12. Hell No! (Reprise) – Fantasia Barrino
13. Miss Celie’s Blues (Sister) – Taraji P. Henson
14. Miss Celie’s Pants – Fantasia Barrino, Danielle Brooks, Taraji P. Henson, Gabriella Wilson “H.E.R.” and The Color Purple Ensemble
15. I’m Here – Fantasia Barrino
16. Maybe God Is Tryin’ To Tell You Somethin’ – Taraji P. Henson and David Alan Grier
17. The Color Purple – Fantasia Barrino, Danielle Brooks, Taraji P. Henson, Ciara, Corey Hawkins, Colman Domingo and The Color Purple Ensemble
18. SUPERPOWER (I) – Fantasia
19. Risk It All –  USHER & H.E.R.
20. No Love Lost – Keyshia Cole
21. Lifeline – Alicia Keys
22. Finally – Jorja Smith
23. Keep Pushin’ [Missy Elliott remix] – Halle Bailey
24. When I Can’t Do Better – Mary J. Blige
25. There Will Come A Day – Celeste
26. Any Worse (Squeak’s Song) – H.E.R.
27. Hell No! (Reprise) [Missy Elliott remix] – Fantasia feat. Shenseea
28. You See Me – Coco Jones
29. Workin' [Timbaland remix] – Corey Hawkins feat. Black Thought
30. Mysterious Ways [Mörda remix] – Tamela Mann
31. All I Need – Jennifer Hudson
32. Hell No! [Timbaland remix] – Danielle Brooks feat. Megan Thee Stallion
33. 100 – Jane Handcock
34. Eternity – October London
35. No Time – Darkchild feat. Konstance
36. Girls – V. Bozeman, Dyo & LUDMILLA
37. Maybe God Is Tryin’ To Tell You Somethin’ – Mary Mary & Taraji P. Henson

Label:
Watertower
Formats:
CD Album
Cat#:
WTM1