Knew You Were Waiting: The Best Of Aretha Franklin 1980 -1998 is the ?rst comprehensive overview of her productive and ful?lling association with Clive Davis and Arista Records where Aretha made some of her most commercially successful urban, pop and dance music from 1980 through 2003.
This compilation includes her biggest Arista hits and also showcases her collaborations with her biggest fans including duets with Annie Lennox, Elton John, Whitney Houston, George Michael and
George Benson and guest performances by Keith Richards and Clarence Clemons.
Knew You Were Waiting: The Best Of Aretha Franklin 1980 -1998 showcases the voice that always
brings you back home. Every song is either in recurrent rotation at Top 40, Adult AC and Urban AC. Aretha Franklin is our national treasure, but she really belongs to the world.
The new chronologically-sequenced, 16-song collection is the first major U.S. release to focus on the nearly two-decades. These range from her label debut, 1980’s #3 comeback R&B smash United Together (her first Top 5 hit in over three and a half years) to 1998’s iconic #5 R&B entry A Rose Is Still A Rose, written, produced and arranged by Lauryn Hill.
Love All the Hurt Away (duet with George Benson)
Jump to It
Get it Right
Freeway of Love
Who’s Zoomin’ Who
Sister’s Are Doin’ It For Themselves (duet with the Eurythmics)
Jumpin’ Jack Flash
I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) (duet with George Michael)
Through the Storm (duet with Elton John)
It Isn’t, It Wasn’t, It Ain’t Never Gonna Be (duet with Whitney Houston)
Ever Changing Times (duet with Michael McDonald)
Willing to Forgive
A Rose is Still a Rose
In Stores January 31st!