Spanning over 79 minutes and a generous 18 tracks, this is THE absolute CD to own. Great songs that will truly go down in the history books of music. Comment Report abuse. Spanning her ’80s and ’90s output, this collection includes gems like the sensuous cabaret “Angel” (a celebration of her partner’s inner beauty) and the orchestral synth-kissed “Sweet Love,” where her richly caramelized vocal conjures everlasting romance. It is truly one of my favorites. The best of Anita Baker truly lives up to its name. Editors’ Notes Anita Baker’s jazz-tinged melodies and crackling fireside soul have made her a totem of contemporary R&B.
Many of these songs are presented in their single edits, not the album versions, which is a plus, since these are the versions that were played on the radio. Read more. Helpful.

Rhino's 2002 compilation The Best of Anita Baker contains all of her hits -- both the pop crossovers and songs that were big only on the R&B charts. Rhino's 2002 compilation The Best of Anita Baker contains all of her hits -- both the pop crossovers and songs that were big only on the R&B charts. Many of these songs are presented in their single edits, not the album versions, which is a plus, since these are the versions that were played on the radio. I love just about every song on the CD. The Five Best Anita Baker Songs of All-Time Tom 1 year ago Anita Baker didn’t have the easiest time since she was abandoned by her birth mother and then raised until the age of 12 by foster parents. This retrospective CD of R&B legend Anita Baker is amazing and contains nearly every charted hit she had up until 2002, when this collection was compiled. 3 people found this helpful.