If everybody's doing it, sooner or later someone had to start singing about it. Silk started as romantic crooners who used four-part harmonies to express longing and love. Eventually they became silky-voiced rhapsodists whose lyrics could make Marvin Gaye blush. There's no denying their vocal abilities are above par, and with music that oozes brazen sexuality, they come off like a team of scientists testing the power of aural Spanish fly. Lovers around the world now have room for something other than oysters in their refrigerators.
Silk Concert Films
House Music, Redefined
Runtime: 1 hr 32 min100% Silk is an independent record label and taste-maker in the expanding and evolving world of electronic dance music. In June of 2012, four core acts from the label, LA Vampires, Ital, Magic Touch and Maria Minerva, embarked a lengthy group tour through the UK, Europe, and beyond. SILK is an expressionistic documentary that chronicles the performances, cultural environments, and global scenes through which the trip traveled. The motivating philosophies and emotions of the artists involved are visually articulated with seven fully staged dance sequences conceived and choreographed by Mecca Vazie Andrews and the Los Angeles Contemporary Dance Company. SILK is a music documentary, live concert experience, essayistic travelogue and above all, dance film.
Silk Top Tracks
Live At Wembley
Runtime: 1 hr 22 minLuther Vandross' superb live performances have met with both critical and public acclaim. This stunning concert was recorded during Luther's record-breaking ten S.R.O. shows at London's Wembley Arena, during his 1988-89 world tour.
MTV Unplugged NYC 1997
Runtime: 1 hr 3 minAs a singer, producer, and songwriter, Babyface was an inescapable presence in virtually every major facet of pop music during the '90s. His own recordings helped rejuvenate the R&B tradition of the smooth, sensitive, urban crooner and made him a staple of urban contemporary radio. Yet their considerable success was eclipsed by his songwriting and production work for other artists, which linked him with some of the biggest stars and hit singles of the decade (and not just in the...