The reigning queen of Smooth Jazz herself, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Sade[/lastfm], is back in 2011 with a flurry of new activity.
First of all, she has a new career-spanning compilation out next week called The Ultimate Collection. The double-disc collection includes tracks from all her albums beginning with 1984′s “Diamond Life” all the way up to last year’s “Soldier Of Love” album. A collaboration with [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jay-Z[/lastfm] and three other brand new songs are included in this collection including the track “Still In Love With You”, that can currently be heard on The Oasis. To purchase Sade: The Ultimate Collection and to check out the full track listing, go to Sade’s website here.
Second of all, Sade will be kicking off a world tour this Friday beginning in Nice, France and yes, there will be a Dallas date at the American Airlines Center on Sunday, July 24th. Tickets are currently on sale here. If you want a complete list of Sade’s tour dates, her website has all the scoop here.
Here’s Sade doing “Soldier Of Love” last year on David Letterman.