home back



Brief Bio

Tracy Chapman assisted restore singer/songwriters to the spotlight in the '80s. The multi-platinum success of Chapman's eponymous 1988 debut was unexpected, as well as it had long lasting effect. Although Chapman was working from the very same confessional singer/songwriter structure that had actually been promoted in the '70s, her tracks were fresh and powerful, driven by easy tunes and also influencing verses. At the time of her very first cd, there were just a handful of artists executing such a style efficiently, and also her success ushered in a new time of singer/songwriters that lasted well right into the '90s. Furthermore, her album aided usher in the time of political accuracy-- in… view full →

Need Help?
Click me!