Meshell Ndegeocello - Ventriloquism

 (2 LP with D Side Etching + Download Code)


Label:

Naive

Genre:

Jazz

Product No.:
ANAI 6702
EAN: 3700187667023
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180 Gram Vinyl Record


No. of Discs: 2
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180 Gram LP

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180-gram 2LP with D side etching!

Some albums are testimony, some confessions, and some are escape. Ventriloquism, the latest album from Meshell Ndegeocello, is a place, like its process, to take refuge from one storm too many. Musically, Ventriloquism has the hallmarks of all of Ndegeocello's work, lush and investigative, subversive and sublime. As always, she pays tribute to her diverse influences and in these 11 covers, we hear them layered over one another.

"Early on in my career, I was told to make the same kind of album again and again, and when I didn't do that, I lost support. There isn't much diversity within genres, which are ghettoizing themselves, and I liked the idea of turning hits I loved into something even just a little less familiar or formulaic. It was an opportunity to pay a new kind of tribute," Ndegeocello says.

A final note to the listener, Ndegeocello chose art for the album that hints at what's inside: A graphic V, a hidden M, the artwork is symbolic, sexy, and calls on the language of protest of the era these songs were mined from.



I Wonder If I Take You Home
Nite And Day
Sometimes It Snows In April
Waterfalls
Atomic Dog 2017
Sensitivity
Funny How Time Flies (When You’re Having Fun)
Tender Love
Don’t Disturb This Groove
Private Dancer
Smooth Operator (Meshell Ndegeocello Version)

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