From The Vault: Toni Braxton – ‘Another Sad Love Song’

Published: Sunday 10th Oct 2021 by Joe

From The Vault journeys back to the year 1993, when a then up-and-coming artist was starting out a promising career.
Today’s pick is ‘Another Sad Love Song’ by the mighty Toni Braxton.

The launching single from her eponymous debut, ‘Song’ was written and produced by Braxton’s OG collaborators Babyface and L.A. Reid, and was anything but just another run-of-the-mill love song. Describing how every tune heard on the radio would remind her of a former partner, the track became Toni’s first Top 10 and peaked at #2 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart.

Multiple videos were shot for the song.

A black-and-white incarnation depicted the singer performing Broadway-style on an empty stage while another version saw her lamenting in the street under the rain.

In both versions she can be seen rocking the iconic short hair-do that still looks fantastic on her nowadays, we must say.

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A talent like Toni is one-of-a-kind, and the fact that – in over three decades – no one has been touted as “the new Toni Braxton” is a testament to that. Furthermore, it’s fantastic that Toni is still regarded by the industry as one of the best to ever do it.

We, for one, can’t wait to enjoy what more the 54-years-young diva has in store for us, especially after serving us with quality new jams such as ‘Long As I Live’ in more recent times.

Toni Braxton, we salute you for consistently serving brilliance.

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  1. Shayla Queen™ 👑 October 10, 2021

    Mine and my mom’s favorite 💯

    • Fancy BISH (Back To The Future 🤣) 👊🏽💎💋 October 10, 2021

      You and your mother have great taste! ✅💯

      • marilyn monh-O-E (Da Real DIVA 👠) October 10, 2021

        Da real Flavor y’all. Just like my soul food, all the men are following me to my kitchen 💅🏿 It’s such a shame Toni didn’t had much success with uptempo songs like Please, The heat, Get Loose, Missin’, Coping, Make my heart….

    • Paulette October 10, 2021

      Your mother is a crack w**** lmao

      • Shayla Queen™ 👑 October 10, 2021

        Your mother put you into foster care as soon as she saw your ugly face pop out of her clawed open pu$$y lmaoooooooooo 🤣

      • la familia October 10, 2021

        stfu dirty half breed. Yo black crackhead w**** mama shoulda aborted you

        💁🏿‍♀️💁🏼‍♂️= 🤢🤢🤮🤮🤮

  2. Fancy BISH (Back To The Future 🤣) 👊🏽💎💋 October 10, 2021

    A Contemporary R&B masterpiece! 🎶❤️🤳🏽 From one of the finest and greatest vocal divas that EVER did it lol 💯 Love ya Toni 💋

  3. marilyn monh-O-E (Da Real DIVA 👠) October 10, 2021

    Classic! 💅🏿 I love some him, 7 whole days, I don’t want to, how many ways 💋🤳🏻

    • Fancy BISH (Back To The Future 🤣) 👊🏽💎💋 October 10, 2021

      Hunnie yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaas lol ✅💯 Babyface, L.A. and Daryl put their collective FEETS in this album lmaooooo 🎶❤️ One thing tho…I Don’t Want To is on the second album…but yaaaas 🤣

    • Fancy BISH (Back To The Future 🤣) 👊🏽💎💋 October 10, 2021

      Chile, I Love Me Some Him is on Secrets too 😂 Are these your favorite Toni jams? 🎶

      • marilyn monh-O-E (Da Real DIVA 👠) October 10, 2021

        Yessssss, I love Spanish guitar, yesterday, wardrobe, trippin’, deadwood💅🏿 I almost forgot to mention I belong to you and you mean the world to me from her debut 💋👠🤳🏻

      • Fancy BISH (Back To The Future 🤣) 👊🏽💎💋 October 10, 2021

        All certified JAMS 🎶 ✅💯🤳🏽

  4. True Tea October 10, 2021

    Santa Please….

    Hurt You

    Lookin’ at Me

    Love Shoulda Brought You Home

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