After Hours - Nina Simone
Track Listing
  1. Night Song
  2. Lilac Wine
  3. Tell Me More and More and Then Some
  4. The Other Woman
  5. Wild Is the Wind
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  1. Night Song
  2. Lilac Wine
  3. Tell Me More and More and Then Some
  4. The Other Woman
  5. Wild Is the Wind
  6. Keeper of the Flame
  7. Images
  8. Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair
  9. Nobody
  10. Little Girl Blue
  11. Don't Explain
  12. I Loves You, Porgy
  13. If I Should Lose You
  14. Don't Smoke in Bed
  15. End of the Line
  16. For Myself
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Verve gets a lot of mileage out of its jazz catalog by repackaging a lot of material under loose thematic configurations. After Hours, as you could probably guess from the title, focuses on Simone's jazz ballads, with 16 tracks from her mid-'60s Philips albums. The material is pretty good -- "Wild Is the Wind," "Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair," "I Loves You Porgy," and Van McCoy's "For Myself" are all among her best sides from the period. But Simone was an eclectic who could handle much more than jazzy ballads. ...

After Hours 1995, Universal Distribution

UPC: 731452670229

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