Since the early s he has enjoyed a great deal of success in both classical music and jazz, as a group leader and a solo performer.
Conception[ edit ] Inwhen working on her second album, Amerie enlisted the services of producer Rich Harrison, who had helped produce and write her first album. In MayHarrison heard "Oh, Calcutta! Harrison said he loved the work of the Meters, especially Modeliste, commenting, "Ziggy, he's crazy.
Columbia Records attempted to suppress the song because it was an unofficial release, and because Jennifer Lopez another artist on the label had expressed interest in recording the song for her own album, Rebirth.
Problems playing this file? Built around The Meters' funky beat-driven percussion, "1 Thing" finds Amerie lamenting an aspect of a relationship that keeps her satisfied.
Even if other factors are less than positive, there is one thing that keeps her hooked "It's this one thing that's got me trippin'". Amerie said that the inspiration for the song came from a conversation she had with Harrison "about relationships and how there's always one thing that keeps you attracted to someone.
No matter what they do or how they act, there's that one undeniable thing that keeps you coming back. People think I'm just this good girl, but there are other sides they don't see. Harrison likened the two based on their heavy use of percussion and chant.
I was like, 'We have to do it in an up-tempo way because when you hear it on the radio in D. So it's a fresh sound for everybody but people in the D. They [already] know what it is.
In its review of Touch, Rolling Stone named the song "an early front-runner for song-of-the-summer status," also ranking it the number one single of It praised the song's "cascading drums…and Amerie's frantic, top-of-her-range vocals".
The song gradually climbed the chart over a ten-week period, peaking at number eight, and exited the chart after a total of twenty weeks. It went on to spend fourteen weeks on the chart. The song ended the year as Britain's thirty-eighth best-selling single of It climbed to number six in two weeks, remaining on the chart for another nine weeks.
Amerie co-directed the video with Chris Robinson after she approached him with the video's concept in mind. The Sweden -based Norwegian singer-songwriter Ane Brun covered the song in an acoustic style on her album Rarities.
The Irish singer-songwriter Hozier has performed "1 Thing" during concerts in and Remixes[ edit ] The song's only official remix features guest vocals from rapper Eve and an alternate version of the music video was created for it.
She's fashionable and very much a woman even though she definitely has a lot of attitude, the strength that most would attribute to men. With '1 Thing' being such an aggressive track, it was perfect to see two females really doing it.
Siik remixed  "1 Thing" by using instrumentals from a song by Japanese producer Nujabes. Stylus Magazine listed Siik's remix seventh on its list of the top ten remixes of and commented that "it's enough to warrant a whole change of venue, from the sizzling pep of the dance floor to the silk luxury of the bedroom.Check out The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill by Lauryn Hill on Amazon Music.
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The world’s first introduction to Lauryn Hill was her pivotal role in Sister Act 2 (), in which she played a rebellious, outspoken Catholic student.
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The success of "Doo Wop" and the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill album established Hill as a success outside of her group, The Fugees. In , "Doo Wop (That Thing) Slant Magazine's Paul Schrodt praised the "Doo Wop (That Thing)" music video. The world’s first introduction to Lauryn Hill was her pivotal role in Sister Act 2 (), in which she played a rebellious, outspoken Catholic student. In the film, she performed a stunning rendition of the gospel hymn “His Eye is on the Sparrow” and brought an energy that was beyond her Founded: Oct 21, Check out The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill by Lauryn Hill on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on benjaminpohle.com
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Singer Lauryn Hill, 38, celebrated her release from prison today with a new song entitled “Consumerism”. Like most of Hill’s songs, the single covers Hill’s obsession with a materialistic society. Hill was convicted of income tax evasion in May. She served three months in federal prison.