Archive for the ‘Raphael Saadiq’ Category

Raphael Saadiq – The Way I See It

September 13, 2008

It’s a vision to craft something authentic that shows sublime love for a bygone era- and it’s a vision perfectly realised.

Vintage heaven in surround-sound. The strings, the percussion, the harmonies, arrangements, echoes, bass guitars and the conviction of it all… makes me straight up wanna fall in love right now.

Ray-Ray’s goin’ on like a legend.

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01. Sure Hope You Mean It
02. 100 Yard Dash
03. Keep Marchin’
04. Big Easy
05. Just One Kiss (feat. Joss Stone)
06. Love That Girl
07. Calling
08. Staying In Love
09. Oh Girl
10. Let’s Take A Walk
11. Never Give You Up (feat. Stevie Wonder & CJ Hilton)
12. Sometimes
13. Oh Girl (feat. Jay-Z)

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Video: Big Easy

Fantasticunt LP rating:

9 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

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Raphael Saadiq feat. Jay-Z- Oh Girl (Remix)

September 9, 2008

Saadiq’s truly grown into optimum genius with age. The new throwback project (‘The Way I See It’, dropping Tuesday next week!) is destined to meet the yearning of Soul’s devoted far and wide.

You realise this song (available here courtesy of Your Mum) was already an instant classical classic right?

And then Lord Hov jumped on it (carrying a couple o’ those ’96 flow syllables 21 seconds in too for sweet measure). Bam.

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Altogether now, “You know you saaaved me from myseeeelf…”

Perfect opening line.

Video: Oh Girl (Original Version)