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Gordon, Diana / Pure
Album:Pure Collection:General
Artist:Gordon, Diana Added:06/2019

A-File Activity
Add Date:2019-06-28 Pull Date:2019-08-30 
Week Ending:1 Sep25 Aug18 Aug28 Jul14 Jul7 Jul30 Jun

 Recent Airplay
1.Apr 08, 2021:Hanging in the bone yard
Thank You
4.Aug 24, 2019:Music Casserole
Thank You
2.Aug 27, 2019:Tree Talk
Kool Aid
5.Aug 15, 2019:Hanging in the Bone Yard
Kool Aid
3.Aug 24, 2019:Hanging in the Bone Yard
Too Young
6.Jul 26, 2019:Butter and Jams
Wolverine, Thank You

Album Review
Mr. Bones
Reviewed 2019-06-29 
Looking for a truly unique mash-up of synth, hip-hop, americana and R&B? Give Ms. Gordon a spin. In Pure, she takes a break from working with the likes of likes of Beyonce and J Lo to create an emotional release the explores her tumultuous youth raising her siblings due to an absent father and a religious zealot mother. Sonically it is an enchanting mix of R&B, hip-hop and ‘black indie’ that is powered by driving bass lines and soaring synths. The piece de resistance though is her captivating voice and glass shattering high notes. Give her a spin and be sure to turn the volume up to 11.

RIYL: Minnie Ripperton, Grace Jones, Tracy Chapman

*1 Wolverine - upbeat pop and hip-hop mix about escaping her improvised youth
*2 Thank You - celebrates her father's rejection because made her such a strong women in a Brooklyn with enchanting use of synth & percussion
*3 Kool Aid – reaching out to her siblings (one was missing & homeless for 16 years)
4 Moment to Myself - down-tempo tune about needing some space
5 Too Young – slow, haunting tune about her parent’s mistaken romance

* Mr. Bones especially likes these

Track Listing
1.Wolverine 3.Kool Aid
2.Thank You 4.Moment To Myself
 5.Too Young