A Prince protege, Chavez (David Sylvian's ex wife) made news when she claimed she'd written, but received no credit for, Madonna's "Justify My Love" (Chavez was proved in the right). Her style is unusual, consisting of breathy spoken passages over a heavy dance beat. Her self-titled debut album could lead to greater things. …this product was recorded, cut and mixed by the legendary Michael Koppelman. Ingrid's claim to fame is that she brought that exotic, sultry spoken lyrical feel (see Madonna's Justify My Love and Janet's spoken parts on songs like That's the Way Love Goes and her own tunes in Graffiti Bridge) to female pop music.
THE COMPLETE BILL EVANS ON VERVE is an 18-disc, 269-track box set featuring every track that Bill Evans recorded for Verve between 1962 and 1969, including 98 previously-unreleased tracks. It includes a 160-page, full-color book. THE COMPLETE BILL EVANS ON VERVE was nominated for a 1998 Grammy Award for Best Recording Package - Boxed and for Best Historical Album. The 18 CDs in this exhaustive set provide a comprehensive picture of Bill Evans from 1962 to 1969, a period when the pianist was both consolidating his fame and sometimes taking his music into untested waters, from unaccompanied piano to symphony orchestra. His work with multitracked solo piano, originally released as Conversations with Myself and the later Further Conversations with Myself, was the most remarkable new format for his introspective music. It gave Evans a way to be all the pianists he could be at once–combining densely chordal, harmonically oblique parts with surprising, rhythmic punctuation and darting, exploratory runs.