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Jul172017

Deluxe expanded edition of D'Angelo's "Brown Sugar" coming in August 

Virgin/UMeD'Angelo's classic debut album Brown Sugar is being remastered and expanded for a brand-new deluxe edition collection for release this August. 

21 rare tracks, including remixes, instrumentals and a cappella versions, will be featured on the 2 CD set and the digital version of the package.

Physical copies will also include a 20-page booklet featuring an essay by author  Nelson George, lyrics for the album's ten original tracks and rare photos. 

Brown Sugar, which was released in 1995, is considered to be the first "neo-soul" album. It earned D'Angelo four Grammy nominations, including one for Best R&B Album. 

Here's the tracklist for the album, due August 25: 

CD 1 (Remastered album, plus bonus tracks)
"Brown Sugar"
"Alright"
"Jonz In My Bonz"
"Me And Those Dreamin' Eyes Of Mine"
"S***, D***, Mother******"
"Smooth"
"Cruisin’" 
"When We Get By"
"Lady"
"Higher"

Bonus Tracks
"Brown Sugar" A Cappella (released on 12” single)
"Me And Those Dreamin' Eyes Of Mine" A Cappella (released on promotional 12” single)
"Brown Sugar" Instrumental (released on 12” single)
"Lady Just Tha Beat Mix" Instrumental w/Chorus (Mixed by DJ Premier; released on CD Maxi-Single)
"Brown Sugar" Alternate Version (released on 12” single)

CD 2 (More Sugar)
"Brown Sugar" King Tech Remix feat. Kool G. Rap (released on 12” promotional single)
"Me And Those Dreamin’ Eyes Of Mine" Def Squad Remix feat. Redman (Remixed by Erick Sermon for Funk Lord Productions; released on 12” single)
"Cruisin"’ Cut The Sax Remix (Remix by King Tech; Released on 12” single)
"Lady" Just Tha Beat Mix/featuring AZ (Remixed by DJ Premier for Works of Mart Productions, Inc.; released on CD Maxi-Single)
"Brown Sugar" Soul Inside 808 Mix (Mix by DJ Dodge; released on U.K. 12” single)
"Me And Those Dreamin’ Eyes Of Mine" Two Way Street Mix (Remixed by DJ Premier for Works of Mart Productions, Inc.; released on promotional 12” single)
"Cruisin’" Dallas Austin Remix (released on 12” single)
"Lady" 2B3 Shake Dat A** Mix (Remix produced by Neville Thomas and Pule Pheto for 2B3 Productions; released on U.K. CD Maxi-Single)
"Brown Sugar" Incognito Molasses Remix (released on “She’s Always In My Hair” promotional 12” single)
"Me And Those Dreamin' Eyes Of Mine" Dreamy Remix (Remixed by Erick Sermon for Funk Lord Productions; released on promotional 12” single)
"Cruisin’" Wet Remix (released on CD single)
"Brown Sugar" Dollar Bag Mix (released on U.K. 12” single)
"Cruisin’" God Made Me Funky Remix (released on promotional 12” single) 
"Brown Sugar" CJ Mackintosh Remix (Additional production and Remix by CJ Mackintosh; released on the various artists CD collection Nu Classic Soul)
"Lady" CJ Mackintosh Mix Radio Edit (Additional production and Remix by CJ Mackintosh; released on U.K. CD Maxi-Single)
"Cruisin'" Who's Fooling Who Mix (released on promotional 12” single) 

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