5 Facts About Sade
blog comments powered by
- Sade (pronounced /ÊƒÉ‘ËËˆdeÉª/ shah-day) is a British smooth jazz band that formed in 1983, named after their lead singer Sade Adu.
- Their music features elements of R&B, soul, jazz, and soft rock.
- Sade's debut album, Diamond Life, was released in 1984, reaching No. 2 in the UK Album Chart, selling over 1.2 million copies in the UK, and won the Brit Award for Best British Album in 1985.
- The album was also a hit internationally, reaching No. 1 in several countries and the top ten in the US where it has sold in excess of 4 million copies
- In late 1985, Sade released their second album, Promise, which peaked at No. 1 in both the UK and the US.
Bitesize Encyclopedia | Revision Aid