I’ve always liked that first Sade album, there, I said it.

I’ve always liked that first Sade album, there, I said it.

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Sade on 1/27/85 in Chicago, Il. (Photo by Paul Natkin/WireImage)Ken Sumka | 88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Sade on 1/27/85 in Chicago, Il. (Photo by Paul Natkin/WireImage)

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Nick Waterhouse brings his cool charm to the the 1984 Sade smash, "Smooth Operator"

If liking Sade’s first album is wrong, I don’t wanna be right. When our own Tarik Moody forwarded me Nick Waterhouse’s take on the Sade classic, I knew it was gonna be a killer and it IS! Thanks Tarik! Check it out.

Sade’s original “Smooth Operator”

Nick Waterhouse’s cover.

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