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Smooth Operator

by Sade

Lyrics

He's laughing with another girl
And playing with another heart
Placing high stakes, making hearts ache
He's loved in seven languages
full lyrics
He's laughing with another girl
And playing with another heart
Placing high stakes, making hearts ache
He's loved in seven languages
full lyrics

Features of This Track

jazz influences
latin influences
heavy use of vocal harmonies
demanding instrumental part writing
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
paired vocal harmony
groove based composition
minor key tonality
melodic songwriting
an emotional female lead vocal performance
electric pianos
a prominent saxophone part
subtle use of strings
latin percussion
emphasis on instrumental arranging

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

This is my favorite song by Sade . What a serious voice.
Its often hard to find a song that gets attention like this one ....great song ....thank u sade......
One octave, but what an octave. Only person I can compare her to is the great lady day.
She's definitely a smooth operator!!!H e l l yea Sade :-)!!!
that deal...Sade.
Love Safe
Melt all your memories
She is her own genre
Love this song
Stone-Cold Super-Badd Super-Star Soul-Sissta

"Smooth Operator"Smo o v e - G r o o v e
LOVE'S Disciple*978 * ~ 6 m 1 4 y ~
That's me Nellz aka smooth operator
(Carey) I would love to see her show live, I've always love her music.
Her voice is beautiful so unique
MY GIRL........ . . . . . . . . A L L OF THESE MEMBERS ARE SO TALENTED.I LOVE THEM ALL.IM THEIR #ONE FAN.......
Influential !
Great Woman!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
Love it...
SADE HAS A UNIQUE VOICE.(^_^)♪
The gorgeous sounds of Sade
james6parker
I love Sade!
Original I'll give her that
sexy groove here... Sade simply incredible
bibbslinda
Love all her music. She is the bomb also beautiful .
The epitome of womanhood. Thank God my mom kept her album in rotation
Not for sale
:)*
Unique style, class, One and only Sade
Beautiful voice, what a difference.. .
Fall in love with that voice.
Love me some sade
Sade is Sade
nstemley3
I happen to see Sade i minneapolis and she was the greatest female vocolist i have heard in a long time. To u Sade thanks for your sweet voice and continue to enjoy life.

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