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Blacc, Aloe / Good Things
Album:Good Things Collection:General
Artist:Blacc, Aloe Added:Sep 2010
Label:Stones Throw 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-10-10 Pull Date:2010-12-12 
Week Ending:Dec 12Nov 28Nov 14Nov 7Oct 31Oct 24Oct 17

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 05, 2021:Nick&Noah: TheRadioShow (rebroadcast from Oct 12, 2010)
I Need A Dollar
4.Jul 15, 2013:Happy Hour (Coverin' for PACC)
Hey Brother
2.Jun 09, 2016:The Intercept
Politician (Reprise)
5.Aug 20, 2012:Happy Hour
Hey Brother
3.Apr 29, 2014:wiggle
I Need A Dollar
6.Nov 23, 2011:Soul Spectrum
I Need A Dollar

Album Review
miss piggy
Reviewed 2010-10-03 
Aloe Blacc: Good Things Label: Stones Throw
Wow, this is my recommendation for album of the year. I loved every song in this album. This is some really great soul/R&B, done in a very sincere style. Aloe's words are thoughtful, and the melodies just grab you deep in your gut like good soul music always should. DO NOT MISS #7, a cover of VU's "Femme Fatale". All good, but you should try: 1,3,8,12,13.
1. Lovely plaintive urban soul, beautifully done
2. A sweet acoustic-esque style to this one
3. Funky groove! Nice horns, great Hammonds, got a Blaxpoitation flavor to it
4. Nice soul song set to a reggae-dub tempo
5. Slow & melancholy soul, with fem vox chorus backing
6. Moody track. Insistent and visceral soul.
7. Ooh, a soul cover of Velvet Underground's "Femme Fatale"! Smooth & sexy!
8. A sweet R&B track, catchy pop sensibilities here
9. Fantastic guitar here, warm vocals, catchy melodies
10. Gentle & loving soul in the style of Al Green
11. Sloooow soul simmer. Genuine old school romantic here.
12. Family-based lyrics, lovely ballad
13. Great horns - retro soul vibe that takes you way back

Track Listing
1.I Need A Dollar 7.Femme Fatale
2.Green Lights 8.Loving You Is Killing Me
3.Hey Brother 9.Good Things
4.Miss Fortune 10.You Make Me Smile
5.Life So Hard 11.If I
6.Take Me Back 12.Mama Hold My Hand
 13.Politician (Reprise)