Sophisticated Lady by Natalie Cole


"'''Sophisticated Lady (She's a Different Lady)'" is a song recorded by R&B artist Natalie Cole issued as lead single from her second album Natalie''. It spent one week at #1 on the Hot Soul Singles charts in 1976, becoming Cole's third consecutive #1 soul hit, and won Cole a second consecutive Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. "Sophisticated Lady..." would not be one of Cole's biggest US Pop hits rising no higher than #25 on the Billboard Hot 100; however it provided Cole with a Top Ten hit in both Italy and New Zealand with respective peaks of #8 and #4; "Sophisticated Lady..." would remain Cole's only Top 20 hit in Italy and also her highest charting single in New Zealand although in 1988 "Pink Cadillac" would also reach #4 NZ.