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The Lady Killer

CeeLo Green

The Lady Killer

Third album from the Atlanta, Georgia hip hop / funk singer who is also part of Gnarls Barkley

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  1. 10.0 |   The Independent

    What's remarkable about "The Lady Killer" is that he manages to avoid all the bubblebath boudoir-soul cliches that litter most R&B albums
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  2. 9.1 |   A.V. Club

    It’s the rare hip-hop album that might actually make for a good movie, but Green’s sound and vision are so boldly cinematic that a big-screen adaptation would almost feel redundant
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  3. 9.0 |   Slant Magazine

    Despite its top-notch instrumentals and über-polished production, The Lady Killer stands out for Green's breathtaking vocal performances
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  4. 9.0 |   No Ripcord

    Neo-soul infused, perfectly crafted pop on a timeless theme – the heartbroken and the heartbreakers – from start to finish
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  5. 9.0 |   DIY

    He doesn't put in any sub-par performances here, and his songwriting ability is similarly up to scratch
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  6. 8.0 |   Mojo

    A treasure. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   Q

    Fifteen years into his career, he may only just be hitting his stride. Print edition only

  8. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Tremendous fun
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  9. 8.0 |   Spin

    Throughout The Lady Killer, he hits his target cut after butt-shaking cut: no diversions, no filler - just rhythm and Day-Glo blues quintessence
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  10. 8.0 |   Independent on Sunday

    This solo album perfectly captures the man's soul-pop spirit
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  11. 8.0 |   Daily Telegraph

    Cee Lo has emerged a beacon of cheerful freakdom determined to see the bright side of life
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  12. 8.0 |   Scotland on Sunday

    Oozes confidence and class
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  13. 8.0 |   BBC

    With material of a standard to match his fantastic pipes, here Callaway has crafted his finest Cee-Lo long-player yet
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  14. 8.0 |   State

    The Lady Killer is one of the year’s most interesting pop releases and will surely produce a couple more hit singles over the coming months
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  15. 8.0 |   Eye Weekly

    Supercharged soul-pop
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  16. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    Green's voice is unique, a high, alien thing that can handle vintage crooning on Old Fashioned and a sinister murder ballad on Bodies
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  17. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Thankfully, his eccentricities have survived the purge and this is by no means the straightforward lover-man record it purports to be
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  18. 8.0 |   music OMH

    He's crafted an album that's sole and obsessive goal is to be enjoyed
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  19. 8.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Green makes the art of musical preservation seem hip and totally relevant
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  20. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Is there any other pop star you'd rather hit the town with? What are you, crazy?
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  21. 7.5 |   Prefix

    As an album The Lady Killer achieves everything it purports to be
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  22. 7.3 |   Pitchfork

    Throughout, Cee-Lo manages to avoid being both too rough or too smooth; that means we get not only the buoyant Motown homage "It's OK", but also the quiet storm seduction of "Bodies"
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  23. 7.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Undeniably charismatic and talented, Green has managed to find success in a much more mainstream fashion than the experimental pop of Gnarls Barkley
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  24. 7.0 |   Rave Magazine

    The Lady Killer sounds like the album that will break Cee-Lo into the big time
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  25. 7.0 |   The Digital Fix

    It’s all proof that you don’t need the latest production techniques to make a fine MOBO album in 2010
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  26. 7.0 |   NME

    By far his most focused solo album
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  27. 6.0 |   Uncut

    Another demonstration not only of the remarkable power of his voice, but his emotional range. Print edition only

  28. 6.0 |   FasterLouder

    The main problem with the latter half of the record is the absence of that certain edge that Green usually has, especially in his Gnarls work
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  29. 6.0 |   Clash

    Musically it feels like a lesser take on Outkast’s ‘The Love Below’
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  30. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    A thoroughly likeable little trifle of a record
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CeeLo Green: The Lady Killer

  • Download full album for just £7.99
  • 1. The Lady Killer Theme (Intro) £1.29
  • 2. Bright Lights Bigger City £1.29
  • 3. Forget You £1.29
  • 4. Wildflower £1.29
  • 5. Bodies £1.29
  • 6. Please (Feat. Selah Sue) £1.29
  • 7. Satisfied £1.29
  • 8. I Want You £1.29
  • 9. Cry Baby £1.29
  • 10. Fool For You (Feat. Phillip Bailey) £1.29
  • 11. It's OK £0.99
  • 12. Old Fashioned £1.29
  • 13. The Lady Killer Theme (Outro) £1.29
  • 14. F**k You £1.29
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