Diana Ross - Diamond Diana: The Legacy Collection (2017)
R&B, Soul, Pop-Soul, Disco | EAC Rip | FLAC, Img+CUE+LOG+Scans (TIF) | 54:46 | 437,26 Mb
Label: Motown/UMe (USA) | Cat.# B0027681-02 | Released: 2017-11-17
The release of "Diamond Diana" was synchronized with the unveiling of Ross' like-named fragrance, as well as the 2017 American Music Awards, during which the pop-soul legend was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Motown-centric Ross compilations ranging from OK to indispensable have been produced regularly since the early '70s, and this one falls closer to the lower end, as a brief overview angling for a casual listener's impulse purchase, not as a definitive anthology. "You Can't Hurry Love" is the lone Supremes selection. Otherwise, the emphasis is on solo work, including the #1 R&B hits "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "Love Hangover," "Upside Down," and the Lionel Richie duet "Endless Love." There's an obligatory dance remix in the form of Eric Kupper's update of "Ain't No Mountain High Enough."