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No Time For Dreaming

Charles Bradley

No Time For Dreaming

First album from the 67 year old R&B / soul singer discovered in a Brooklyn bar

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  1. 8.5 |   Prefix

    Beyond his tales of broken hearts is a sincere narrative that is full of struggles, pain and sorrow that is often explicitly juxtaposed with life in America
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  2. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Has all the marks of the soul greats who have gone before him. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Blurt

    It's not a pretty soul voice - no Otis Redding, Smokey Robinson or Stevie Wonder here - but it perfectly fits and embodies his original material
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  4. 8.0 |   Q

    A real find. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    All of this functions as a necessary reminder of how awe-inspiring bona fide soul can be when done well
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  6. 6.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    12 heartfelt, exactingly-performed tunes about love, perserverence and, y’know, livin’ in America
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  7. 6.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    His voice is raw and genuine, belonging to the greats of Motown without becoming a caricature
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  8. 6.0 |   Uncut

    Painstakingly recreates the tropes of classic '60s Southern soul. Print edition only

  9. 4.0 |   Independent on Sunday

    Sharon Jones sings backing vocals and the Menahan Street Band provide the grooves, but something about this soul remains distinctly ordinaire
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  10. 4.0 |   Uncut

    Print edition only

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