Album artwork for Water by Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter’s Grammy-nominated debut studio album Water was released in 2010, and is now re-issued on Blue Note.

The album was recorded in the summer of 2009. The tracks include love stories, such as Illusion and Pretty, or protest for African-American civil rights, such as 1960 What? which recounts the 1967 Detroit riots. Gregory Porter also covers saxophonist Wayne Shorter's Black Nile with added lyrics. He also did an a cappella rendition of Feeling Good, made famous by Nina Simone in particular. Water was hailed by fans and critics alike, elevating Gregory Porter to the status of the next great male jazz star and marking the beginning of his successful career:

Gregory Porter

Water

Blue Note
Album artwork for Album artwork for Water by Gregory Porter by Water - Gregory Porter
Album artwork for Water by Gregory Porter
LPx2

£27.99

Black
Released 08/04/2022Catalogue Number

3878242

Album artwork for Water by Gregory Porter
CD

£14.99

Released 08/04/2022Catalogue Number

4512279

Gregory Porter

Water

Blue Note
Album artwork for Album artwork for Water by Gregory Porter by Water - Gregory Porter
Album artwork for Water by Gregory Porter
LPx2

£27.99

Black
Released 08/04/2022Catalogue Number

3878242

Album artwork for Water by Gregory Porter
CD

£14.99

Released 08/04/2022Catalogue Number

4512279

Gregory Porter’s Grammy-nominated debut studio album Water was released in 2010, and is now re-issued on Blue Note.

The album was recorded in the summer of 2009. The tracks include love stories, such as Illusion and Pretty, or protest for African-American civil rights, such as 1960 What? which recounts the 1967 Detroit riots. Gregory Porter also covers saxophonist Wayne Shorter's Black Nile with added lyrics. He also did an a cappella rendition of Feeling Good, made famous by Nina Simone in particular. Water was hailed by fans and critics alike, elevating Gregory Porter to the status of the next great male jazz star and marking the beginning of his successful career: