In celebration of the highly anticipated Netflix original documentary What, Happened, Miss Simone?, REVIVE Music/RCA Records are proud to release NINA REVISITED: A Tribute to Nina Simone. The 16 track tribute pays homage to the legendary Nina Simone with re-worked renditions of some of her most popular songs by artists such as Ms. Lauryn Hill, Mary J. Blige, Common, Usher, Jazmine Sullivan, Lisa Simone (daughter of Nina Simone), newcomer Grace, Alice Smith, Gregory Porter and Lalah Hathaway.
NINA REVISITED: A Tribute to Nina Simone, was produced by Jayson Jackson, Suzette Williams and Peter Edge, Grammy Award winners Robert Glasper, who cites Nina Simone as “one of the most important and influential artist ever,” and Ms. Lauryn Hill.
Nina Simone is truly one of the greatest talents in musical history and with NINA REVISITED: A Tribute to Nina Simone, REVIVE Music/RCA Records hope to celebrate the music, career and life of the legendary musician.
“That the album changes so much, though, is strangely its own form of tribute. Simone’s albums were inherently eclectic, as she often switched genres from song to song, and sometimes within one song itself. In the end, listeners might leave wondering how Hill would have carried the weight of a full Simone tribute album by herself (as artists like Meshell Ndegeocello and Xiu Xiu have done), but more appropriately, we close with Simone on her own terms — the voice that set these artists, and the nation, musically free in the first place.” — NPR First Listen
01. Lisa Simone – My Mama Could Sing (Intro)
02. Ms. Lauryn Hill – Feeling Good
03. Ms. Lauryn Hill – I’ve Got Life
04. Ms. Lauryn Hill – Ne Me Quitte Pas
05. Jazmine Sullivan – Baltimore
06. Grace – Love Me Or Leave Me
07. Usher – My Baby Just Cares For Me
08. Mary J Blige – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
09. Gregory Porter – Sinnerman
10. Common & Lalah Hathaway – We Are Young Gifted & Black
11. Alice Smith – I Put A Spell On You
12. Lisa Simone – I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl
13. Ms. Lauryn Hill – Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair
14. Ms. Lauryn Hill – Wild Is The Wind
15. Ms. Lauryn Hill – African Mailman (Instrumental)
16. Nina Simone – I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free