Liquid Spirit album is by Gregory Porter.The album was released on the 2nd of September 2013 by the American jazz record label Blue Note Records ( Universal Music Group ).
In 2014, Liquid Spirit won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album. Formerly known as the Gramophone Awards, it was set up to recognise recording artists for quality works, including songs and albums in the genre of vocal jazz music.
The single, Liquid Spirit, was released in 2015, reached number five in Belgium (Flanders) and forty-seven in Belgium ( Wallonia ), 107 in France and forty-five in the Netherlands. The Belgian Entertainment Association ( BEA ) certified the single Gold.
The Liquid Spirit album was a commercial success for Gregory. In the United States, the album entered the Billboard 200 at number 192, selling about 3,000 copies. It went on to peak at number 187, and to date, the album has spent two weeks on the chart there. As of April 2016, it has sold 43,000 copies in the United States. Other Billboard Chart positions were number two on the Top Jazz Albums.
In the United Kingdom, Liquid Spirit entered the UK Albums Chart on the 21st of September 2013 and reached number nine. It spent two weeks in the Top Ten and to date has spent 100 weeks on the chart. It was certified Platinum by the British Phonographic Industry ( BPI ) on the 8th of July 2016.
The Liquid Spirit album also charted inside of the Top Ten in Denmark, Netherlands and Germany.
Elsewhere the album charted inside the Top Forty in Austria, Belgium, France, Italy and Norway. In Spain, it peaked at number eighty-nine and in Switzerland sixty-three.
About Gregory Porter
Gregory Porter is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Gregory was born on the 4th of November 1971 in Sacramento and raised in Bakersfield, a city in Kern County, California, United States.
To date, Gregory Porter’s Album releases are five studio, one extended play and one live. He has released ten singles.
Gregory’s debut album, Water, was released on the 11th of May 2010 by record label Motéma Music, an independent label specialising in jazz and world music.
The album was produced by Kamau Kenyatta, the Grammy award-winning American musician, record producer, arranger, film composer and lecturer of music at the University of California, San Diego.
As of June 2017, Water is ranked number twenty-seven in Jazz digital Albums on Amazon.
Liquid Spirit Track Listing:
1. No Love Dying
2. Liquid Spirit
3. Lonesome Lover
4. Water Under Bridges
5. Hey Laura
6. Musical Genocide
9. Brown Grass
10. Wind Song
11. The ‘In’ Crowd
13. When Love Was King
14. I Fall in Love Too Easily