Sunday, May 04, 2008

This Year's Amy...

I've been a fan of Jamie Lidell's for just a minute. Took me a while to get on board, and he never really blew me away with his previous material but I liked him, knew his talent was undeniable. I'm digging what I've heard from his new CD, JIM. Still, he's nudged his blue-eyed soulisms into the realm of a kind of "drag," that profitable stylin' of retro soul / old-school black shit.(A lot of his more hardcore older fans are screaming sell-out.) If the stars align just right, he might finally crack the US pop market. Check him out:

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