Gil Scott-Heron : I'm New Here

CD [Cover Art for Gil Scott-Heron / I'm New Here] Your Price: $16.50
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Sell date: 2/2010
Label: Xl Recordings
Mfg's Catalog#: 40471
CDC Part#: 1450168
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 Notes & Reviews
 
2010 album from the legendary Urban poet/musician, his first release in 13 years. Gil Scott-Heron came to prominence in the late 60s and early 70s and is cited as a supreme influence on countless Hip Hop vocalists and producers. Despite an incredible and influential body of work, he has not released an album since the '90s. Produced by XL label owner Richard Russell, I'm New Here sees Gil reflecting on his life with his trademark vocal power and insight, sharing his visions among Russell's flickering, electronic soundscapes; which at various times conjure up thoughts of Burial and the XX, as well as a host of Hip Hop influenced sounds. The album is brave, contemporary and quintessentially Gil Scott-Heron.

 
 Tracks
 
On Coming From a Broken Home (Pt. 1)
Me & the Devil
I'm New Here
Your Soul & Mine
Parents (Interlude)
I'll Take Care of You
Being Blessed (Interlude)
Where Did the Night Go
I Was Guided (Interlude)
New York Is Killing Me
Certain Things (Interlude)
Running
The Crutch
I've Been Me (Interlude)
On Coming From a Broken Home (Pt. 2)
 
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