As cherished as Luther was as a singer, he is not to be forgotten as an amazing and prolific songwriter. “Here and Now” was recorded by Luther and became one of his signature ballads. Terry Steele, the principal songwriter reveals the incredible backstory of how the songwriting genius of Luther provided the song with the perfect touch for GRAMMY gold.
The “Never Too Much” single has just been certified PLATINUM by the RIAA. 💿 Thank you to all the fans for continuing to hold this song near and dear to your hearts 40 years later!https://luthervandross.lnk.to/NeverTooMuch
“We’ve come a long way and yet this is only the beginnin'”
Today marks the 40th anniversary of Luther’s debut studio album! Here’s a sneak peek of the “Never Too Much” lyric video — out tomorrow.
In the meantime, enjoy listening to the album on Apple Music’s Dolby Atmos immersive audio experience: https://apple.co/2XoO2Yl
Luther’s first studio album, Never Too Much, was released on August 12, 1981. In recognition of 40 years of his double-platinum selling album, the FANDROSS celebration includes behind-the-scenes memories and a ballad-style remix of the title song, by John “Skip” Anderson, Luther’s keyboardist.
On August 6, 1993, 28 years ago, Luther slayed in his featured role in The Meteor Man. Although he had no speaking lines, his appearance spoke volumes!
Reflecting on the love, craftsmanship, works and influences Luther has on music …
Today with great joy and comfort, let’s recognize Luther’s music as the best never-ending gift we can enjoy forever! #rememberingluther
FANDROSS honors fathers and father figures with this special tribute featuring an unreleased acapella version of one of Luther’s most beloved ballads.
A mother’s love is always and forever. Happy Mother’s Day! 💕
In an interview with The Washington Post, Dionne Warwick was asked if she has a favorite cover version of one of her songs. She said, “The one I admire the most is Luther Vandross’ version of ‘A House Is Not a Home.’ It is probably the highest compliment that can be paid when someone rerecords a song you have recorded.”
Luther covered “A House Is Not A Home” on his debut album, Never Too Much, released in 1981. Listen here: https://LegacyRecordings.lnk.to/VandrossNeverTooMuchAW