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The Sounds Of Blackness - Optimistic Album

The Sounds Of Blackness - Optimistic Album
Performer: The Sounds Of Blackness
Title: Optimistic
Country: US
Style:House, Contemporary R&B, Gospel
Released: 1991
Catalog number: 28968 1200-1
Label: Perspective Records
MP3 album szie: 2559 mb
FLAC album size: 1160 mb


1Optimistic (12" Never Say Die Mix)7:06
2Optimistic (Album Version - Edit)4:32
3Optimistic (12" Inner Mix)8:45
4Optimistic (12" Alright Mix)8:53


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
390 786-7Sounds Of Blackness Optimistic ‎(7", Single)Perspective Records390 786-7Europe1991
28968 1702 2Sounds Of Blackness Optimistic ‎(CD, Maxi, Promo)Perspective Records28968 1702 2US1991
28968 1200-1The Sounds Of Blackness Optimistic ‎(12", TP)Perspective Records28968 1200-1US1991
PERDJ 786Sounds Of Blackness Optimistic ‎(12", Single, Promo)Perspective RecordsPERDJ 786UK1991
28968 0001 4Sounds Of Blackness Optimistic ‎(Cass, Single)Perspective Records28968 0001 4US1991


  • Drum ProgrammingLance Alexander
  • Engineer [Mix]Steve Hodge
  • KeyboardsJam
  • Music ByThe Flow
  • PercussionLewis
  • Piano [Solo]Gary Hines, Larry Waddell
  • Producer, RemixJam & Lewis
  • Producer, Written-ByGary Hines
  • Rap, Written-By [Rap]prof. t.
  • Written-By, Executive-ProducerJimmy Jam & Terry Lewis


Original version appears on the Perspective album, cassette & compact disc "The Evolution of Gospel" 28968 1000 1/4/2


  • Barcode (Scanned): 028968120011
  • Barcode (Text): 0 2896-81200-1 1


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Perspective Records Inc.
  • Distributed By – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – A&M Records, Inc.

Short intro

Optimistic is a song by American vocal and instrumental ensemble Sounds of Blackness, recorded for their debut studio album The Evolution of Gospel 1991. It was written and produced by Gary Hines, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, and features vocals from Ann Bennett-Nesby, Carrie Harrington, Coré Cotton, Patricia Lacy, and Jamecia Bennett. The urban contemporary gospel song was released as the group's debut single and reached the top three on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart. A remake by August Greene. Sounds Of Blackness. Kirk Franklin - Love Theory Official 3rd Gift - Story, Song & Spirit - Sounds Of Blackness. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Optimistic - Sounds Of Blackness. Optimistic U. Исполнители: Sounds Of Blackness, Prof T. Optimistic was the debut single of inspirational choir Sounds Of Blackness and the first release from Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis' Perspective label imprint through A&M Optimistic was the debut single of inspirational choir Sounds Of Blackness and the first release from Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis' Perspective label imprint through A&M Read More. The Blackness Keep, keep on Never say die Keep, keep on The blackness Never say die Keep, keep on Keep, keep on The Blackness Never say die Keep, keep, keep Never say die Keep, keep on Never say die The blackness Keep, keep on Never say die Optimistic. When in the midst of sorrow You can't see up when looking down A brighter day tomorrow will bring You hear the voice of reason Telling you this can never be done No matter how hard reality seems Just hold on to your dreams, yeah. Sounds of blackness Optimistic. Sounds of Blackness-Optimistic. Sounds of Blackness - Optimistic. From The Album. Play album. The Evolution of Gospel. Sounds of Blackness is a Grammy Award-winning vocal and instrumental ensemble from MinneapolisSt. Paul, Minnesota who perform music from several genres music including gospel, R&B, soul, and jazz. The group scored several hits on the Billboard R&B chart and Billboard Hot Dance MusicClub Play chart in the 1990s. Cynthia Johnson of Lipps Inc. fame and Grammy winner Ann Nesby are the group's most prominent alumni. The group was founded in 1969 by Russell Knighton at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and the group was called the Macalester College Black Voices. read more. Pressure pt 1. Sounds of Blackness. Audio CD. Wonderful 90s Soul Music : Optimistic, The Pressure Part 1, Testify, Gonna Be Free One Day, Stand, Your Wish Is My Command, Hallelujah Lord, We Give You Thanks, He Holds The Future, What Shall I Call Him, Better Watch Your Behaviour, Please Take My Hand, I'll Fly Away, Harambee Swahili For Let Us All Pull Together. Sounds Of Blackness - Optimistic. On this page you can download song Sounds Of Blackness - Optimistic in mp3 and listen online. R'n'B Hip-Hop Swing. Ministry Of Sound Throwback Grooves CD 1. Download MP3. MP3 320Kbps