MP3: Bobby Womack
    • FRIDAY, MARCH 09, 2012

    • Posted by: Malcolm Donaldson

    Legendary soul singer, songwriter, and guitarist Bobby Womack has been able to adapt his massively influential era of music to a new generation of technology. I think it's safe to assume that the man is the only musician who has worked with Sam Cooke and Gorillaz. Womack is preparing a new album, which is called The Bravest Man in the Universe. His first new album in 13 years is produced by Damon Albarn and comes out June 12 on XL Recordings. The LP uses clips of Sam Cooke and Gil Scott Heron's voices, and features Fatoumata Diawara and Lana Del Rey.

    "Please Forgive My Heart," a track from Womack's new album, shows his progression as a modern musician. He uses 21st century synthesizers and electronic drum loops, but loses none of the power in his voice. Albarn's influence is clear in the song as quiet, affected noises crawl in and out, adding layers to the ballad. But the spotlight is never taken too far from Womack's road-worn voice. This man should be a lesson to all of you dirty rotten no good kids who don't put soul into your R&B recordings. Put some soul in there damn it!

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