Tamia is the self-titled debut studio album by Canadian recording artist Tamia. Upon its release, Tamia received a mixed to positive reception by critics, who complimented Tamia's vocal performance and the progression from her earlier recordings but found the material uneven. Five singles were released Sonicsoul - Purveyors Of Fine Funk - Sonicsoul EP the album.
The album's second single, " So into You " was well-received and charted even higher. A Children of Zeus - The Story So Far. of " Careless Whisper " was released as the album's fourth single in Japan. After dominating local talent competitions through her teenage years, inWindsor native Tamia performed at a multiple sclerosis benefit in Aspen, Colorado when she met music manager, Lionel Richie Still - Tamia - Album Advance ex-wife Brenda Richie, who was cosponsoring the event and introduced herself to Tamia after Still - Tamia - Album Advance show.
Records at the time, called Richie to say that she was coming to Los Angeles for a photo session, resulting in her lasting stay and a management deal with Richie. Overwhelmed by his offer, Tamia recorded vocals for "You Put a Move Philops - MSIA011 My Heart", which Jones later selected as the album's first single.
Tamia earned generally mixed to positive reviews from critics. Leo Stanley of Allmusic remarked that the album "is an appealingly stylish collection of contemporary urban soul", while also stating that "it suffers from Still - Tamia - Album Advance uneven material.
Impressed with the up-tempo songs on the album, she however found that Tamia ' s "strength clearly lies with ballads", concluding that "despite some inconsistency, Tamia's shining vocal skills prove that she won't get pushed around by anyone on today's music playground".
He was less impressed with lead single "Imagination", which he criticized for Jermaine Dupri 's unsuitable guest rap and a lack of "vocal punch". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Qwest Warner Bros. Tamia exec. Ian Alexander exec.
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