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Take Me To The Alley

Gregory Porter

Take Me To The Alley

Fourth studio album of soulful jazz, followup to 2014's Grammy winning Liquid Spirit

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  1. 10.0 |   Evening Standard

    Refreshes Porter’s popular formula of strength and heart, authority and vulnerability
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  2. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    He reminds us that strong music isn’t fashion, bound by its moment, but a feeling available to anyone
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  3. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    Don’t be fooled: he’s the real deal
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  4. 8.0 |   Gig Soup

    This soulful release is riddled with trumpet solos and profound musings of life as a young man growing up in today’s world
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  5. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Fan The Flames and French African Queen end the CD with real vigour. Confirmed fans will lap it up. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   The FT

    This self-penned set consolidates the approach with added trumpet and more attention to detail
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  7. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Less like music made for a mass market than that of a man who happened to have found one while following his own path
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  8. 7.0 |   All Music

    His voice, already a standard of excellence by which others are judged, is matched by a truth-laid-bare songwriting style that is singular and second to none
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  9. 6.7 |   Pitchfork

    It’s more of a slow burn and a slight step backward from Liquid Spirit’s dynamic nature. The results are nice, but with too few standouts, Alley breezes by
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  10. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Taken as a complete unit, the album has pleasant Sunday afternoon listening written all over it
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