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A very unique voice

Joan has a voice you will either love or think is okay. To me her style and lyrics are fantastic. She has a voice you can listen to for ages and you never get tired of. Her lyrics mean something and she is one talented lady...... Buy it and you will listen to a ture artist.

the very best of joan armatrading

easily as good as tracy chapman

Another great compilation

This can't be faulted though I would like to stress that Joan doesn't sound like Alison Moyet, Joan was around way before then. Her voice is like liquid gold. So many compilations to choose from, that just proves how great she is and how everyone should own at least one of her compilations.


Born: 09 December 1950 in Basseterre, St. Kitts

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Born in 1950 on the island of St. Kitts, Joan Armatrading was her country's -- as well as Britain's -- first female to gain international success as a singer/songwriter. Spicing her take on folk with elements of rock, blues, and jazz, she has had a remarkably long, consistent career. Armatrading immigrated to England in 1958 and began writing songs six years later. In 1970, she met lyricist Pam Nestor, and the two began collaborating on material later featured on Armatrading's 1972 debut, Whatever's...
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