HomageCollage: india.arie, “Acoustic Soul”

🔊💜Today, March 27, 2001, india.arie released her debut studio album, “Acoustic Soul.” This album contributed greatly to the neo-soul genre, notably for the singles ‘Brown Skin,’ ‘Strength, Courage & Wisdom,’ and ‘Ready for Love.’ arie earned bragging rights with the success of three singles from the album peaking on the US Billboard Adult R&B Songs Chart: ‘Video’ (no. 6), ‘Brown Skin’ (no. 9), and ‘Strength, Courage & Wisdom’ (no. 16). On the Billboard 200, “Acoustic Soul” peaked at no. 10.

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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