||Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless) [Radio Mix]||Crystal Waters||3:49||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Surprise||Crystal Waters||4:23||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Makin' Happy||Crystal Waters||5:33||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Small Cry||Crystal Waters||4:43||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Tell Me||Crystal Waters||9:11||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Good Lovin'||Crystal Waters||5:03||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Twisted||Crystal Waters||2:27||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Deepest of Hearts||Crystal Waters||2:55||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless) [Basement Boy Strip To The Bone Mix]||Crystal Waters||7:31||$1.29||View in iTunes|
In 1991, Crystal Waters made it clear that house music could be as socially aware as rap with her wildly infectious treasure "Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)" — a poigant and moving reflection on a homeless woman's struggle that makes its point without preaching. The nasal-voiced neo-disco/R&B diva doesn't have a great range, but proves that a vocalist doesn't need one in order to be expressive and convincing. While nothing else on Surprise is as outstanding as two mixes of "Gypsy Woman" — clearly, the CD's greatest asset — Waters has highly addictive and enjoyable house/neo-disco (neo by 1991 standards) fare in "Makin' Happy" and "Good Lovin'." Surprise's greatest weakness is an uneventful version of jazz saxophonist Wardell Gray's "Twisted." Embracing singer Annie Ross' zany lyrics to the bebop classic, Waters isn't terribly confident or assured. But in the dance and R&B realms, she showed much promise — and lived up to it on her 1994 follow-up Storyteller.
One of kind... you have to be daring to come up with the style she has and still want to eat. It's creative perfection ... one that I can appreciate. Unmistakable voice.
A classic 90s dance tune. I purchased the 7minute tune and loved it! A must buy!
Born: October 10, 1964 in Philadelphia, PA
Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s