|If you need some Brother Ali you will definitely get your fill here. He knows things can get better so he's not going to stop trying to make a change.|
Rhymesayers writes up the album like this: ''Fully recharged and inspired by his eye-opening first trip to Mecca, the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East, and the worldwide Occupy movements, Brother Ali is prepared to unveil ''Mourning In America and Dreaming In Color.'' Created during a prolific, self-imposed two-month exile in Seattle and helped by platinum-selling producer Jake One, the album represents a brave new phase in Brother Ali's remarkable career trajectory. Mourning In America and Dreaming In Color presents a scathing, yet honest, critique of America and its many flaws while simultaneously presenting a hopeful outlook of its possibilities. Mourning In America and Dreaming In Color, in all its sonic and lyrical glory, promises to be both the voice of a burgeoning new critical American consciousness as well as the beacon of hope for those that hold fast to its ideals and potential. This is Brother Ali as you've never heard him before.''
Custom CD Packaging includes a huge 80 panel fold out poster with original painted US flag artwork as well as lyrics.