The Story Of Amy Winehouse's Back To Black Single
'Back to Black' is the second studio album by English recording artist Amy Winehouse, released October 4, on Island Records. It incorporates s soul.con
It's not typical pop song fodder, but Winehouse isn't a typical pop singer. If she winds up as popular in the U. Oh, she'll talk, but there's no guarantee what she'll say. And she'll sing about her problems, but she won't give a shit what you think of them. If this makes Winehouse read a little like Lily Allen, that's not far off the mark. Both are larger-than-life singers who've found perfect vehicles for their outsized personalities.
In , I was 15 and wanted to wear my hair in a beehive like Amy Winehouse. With the release of her second album Back To Black , the singer was quickly becoming one of the biggest British pop stars ever, and also one of the most incongruous. Her debut album, Frank , had intrigued me with its tough voice and dirty jokes, and now Winehouse was breaking into the mainstream, and getting even rowdier as she did it. She had huge, often unruly, hair; she was heavily tattooed; she sang expletive-filled songs about messy situations. I was captivated. In reviews from Pitchfork to Rolling Stone , she was aligned with Lily Allen , another Brit who was also topping charts with her debut album that same year.
Back to Black is the second and final studio album by English singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse , released on 27 October by Island Records. Winehouse predominantly based the album on her tumultuous relationship with then-ex-boyfriend and future husband Blake Fielder-Civil, who temporarily left her to pursue his previous ex-girlfriend. Their short-lived separation spurred her to create an album that explores the themes of guilt , grief , infidelity and heartbreak in a relationship. Tom Elmhirst mixed the album at Metropolis Records in London. Back to Black was acclaimed by music critics, who praised Winehouse's songwriting and emotive singing style as well as Salaam Remi and Mark Ronson's production. It has also been cited as being a key influence to the widespread popularity of British soul throughout the late s, paving the musical landscape for artists such as Adele , Duffy , and Estelle.
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