album review: jamie lidell :: jim ::: warp records
    • FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2008

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    "Play that funky music, white boy" could be the voice of God that drove British singer Jamie Lidell to move away from his electronic roots to an album that opens like John Legend and closes like a futuristic Al Green produced by early Thom Yorke. The appeal of Jim (Warp) is definitely that Lidell takes an old sound and somehow makes it brand new and appealing without really changing anything. The formula is the same, glitzy guitars and keyboards, thumping beats, and Lidell’s smooth, jazzy voice keeping it funky. Keep Reading - joe puglisi

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