Robert Glasper Experiment - Black Radio 2xLP
|Vinyl back in stock! (Our first shipment of the 2LP sold out in one day.) Blue Note Records proudly presents Black Radio, by Grammy nominated band The Robert Glasper Experiment. The Keyboardist along with collaborators saxist/vocoderist Casey Benjamin, bassist Derrick Hodge, and drummer Chris Dave join forces with a diverse guest list featuring Mos Def, Erykah Badu, Lupe Fiasco, Bilal, Shafiq Husayn (of Sa-Ra Creative Partners) and more for a landmark album that boldly stakes out new musical territory and transcends any notion of genre, drawing from jazz, hip hop, R&B and rock. Featuring originals and surprising cover songs for example, as they transform the likes of Afro-Cuban standard ''Afro Blue'' with Badu, Sade's ''Cherish The Day'' with Lalah Hathaway, David Bowie's ''Letter to Hermione'' with Bilal, and Nirvana's ''Smells Like Teen Spirit'' with Benjamin's vocoder vocal.
|1.||Lift Off (feat. Shafiq Husayn / Mic Check)|
|2.||Afro Blue (feat. Erykah Badu)|
|3.||Cherish the Day (feat. Lalah Hathaway)|
|4.||Always Shine (feat. Lupe Fiasco / Bilal)|
|5.||Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.) (feat. Ledisi)|
|6.||Move Love (feat. KING)|
|7.||Al Yeah (feat. Musiq Soulchild / Chrisette Michele)|
|8.||The Consequences of Jealousy (feat. Meshell Ndegeocello)|
|9.||Why Do We Try (feat. Stokley Williams)|
|10.||Black Radio (feat. Mos Def)|
|11.||Letter to Hermione (feat. Bilal)|
|12.||Smells Like Teen Spirit|
JAZZ/ NEO SOUL ALBUM OF THE YEAR!
, April 23, 2012
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This is one of the best projects I've heard in a long time. Terri Carrington has a similar project, but with all female artists and musicians.