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Rateliff, Nathaniel And The Night Sweats / Future, The
Album:Future, The Collection:General
Artist:Rateliff, Nathaniel And The Night Sweats Added:03/2022
Label:Stax Records 

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Add Date:2022-04-13 Pull Date:2022-06-15 
Week Ending:5 Jun29 May22 May15 May1 May24 Apr17 Apr
Airplays:2111111

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 04, 2022:Hanging In The Boneyard
Love Don't
4.Jul 20, 2022:I Like to Dance: Shake Off Your Pants
What If I
2.Jul 23, 2022:Music Casserole
Love Don't
5.Jul 14, 2022:Hanging In The Boneyard
What If I
3.Jul 21, 2022:Hanging In The Boneyard
Love Me Till I'm Gone
6.Jul 09, 2022:Hanging In The Bone Yard
Survivor

Album Review
Mr. Bones
Reviewed 2022-03-11 
After a bangup 2020 solo disk, And It's Still Alright, NR reunites with the Night Sweats for a killer 3rd release. The foundation for it is their trademark high octane, neo-soul, cum jam-band style that does their great Stax label proud. From this he branches out experimenting with reggae and jazz using Dylan-esque lyrics & elocution. Thematically it finds him questioning his future, having recently gone through a painful divorce and the loss of his mentor & producer Tom Swift. Hats of to the 'Sweats band that amps it up to the brink of chaos when rocking out and takes it down real low & soulful when he croons.

RIYL: The Black Pumas

1 The Future - sweet horns & slide guitar with NR channeling Mr. Dylan (med, 3:43)*
2 The Survivor - spooky R&B rumination on our uncertain future in these crazy times
(slow, 5:26)**
3 Face Down In The Moment - minimal instrumentation allow his plaintive vocals to shine in front of sublime horns (slow, 4:40)***
4 Something Ain't Right - Quirky, popish sound similar to Harry Nilsson (med, 3:36)
5 Love Me Till I'm Gone - sweet sax and breezy vocals reminicent of Van Morrison (med,
3:50)**
6 Baby I Got Your Number - jazzy acoustic guitar, congas, sweet horns & a bit of skat (slow, 3:32)**
7 What If I - uptempo soul track ponders an uncertain future with lovely chorus (fast, 3:35)***
8 I'm On Your Side - NR belts it out full tilt with killer horns behind him (fast, 3:20)
9 So Put Out - dark tale sounding of a bitter breakup (med, 3:02)
10 Oh, I - slow, acoustic reggae-influenced arrangement let his vocals shine here (slow, 3:29)***
11 Love Don't - classic high energy NR belting it out with band running on nitro covering this Motown classic (fast, 5:09)***

Track Listing
1.The Future 
6.Baby I Got Your Number
2.Survivor 
7.What If I
3.Face Down In The Moment 
8.I'm On Your Side
4.Something Ain't Right 
9.So Put Out
5.Love Me Till I'm Gone 
10.Oh, I
 
11.Love Don't