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I Came From love

Dave Okumu And The 7 Generations

I Came From love

Second solo album from the Vienna-born frontman of The Invisible featuring guest appearances from Raven Bush, Eska, Grace Jones, Kwabs, Robert Stillman and Byron Wallen

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  1. 9.0 |   DIY

    A poignant, thought-provoking record on so many levels
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  2. 8.0 |   All Music

    An informative, emotionally heavy album reminding listeners of the harsh realities and injustices of history, while encouraging resistance and change
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  3. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Okumu’s imaginative ‘collaboration’ with his ancestors and successors is a genre-switching journey through an extensive lineage of Black experience
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  4. 8.0 |   Mojo

    An often challenging, always thrilling triumph that rewards deep listening and re-listening. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    The Invisible lynchpin has made a powerful exploration of the Black experience from a number of different perspectives, with Grace Jones, Eska and Kwabs joining the musical odyssey
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  6. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    It’s hard to think of an album that’s simultaneously as dramatic and as restrained as this
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  7. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    It makes sense that someone who has built his career on collaboration would be a staunch advocate for the power of collective action, and I Came From Love is a rallying cry, made ever more engaging by its catchiness and danceability
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  8. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Calling on stellar guests including Grace Jones, the Invisible frontman’s impressionistic second solo release is an emotional but accessible listen
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  9. 7.0 |   Uncut

    All necessarily mood but never morose. Print edition only

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