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Charles Bradley ft. Menahan Street Band - Strictly Reserved for You

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  • Artist: Charles Bradley
  • Track: Strictly Reserved for You
  • Producer: Menahan Street Band
  • Album: Victim of Love

It's not uncommon for an artist's big break to come only after many years on the hustle, but few have had to wait as long as Charles Bradley. Born in 1948, the Florida native played small shows (including some as James Brown impersonator “Black Velvet”) for decades before finally being discovered and releasing his 2011 solo debut, No Time for Dreaming, at the age of 62. On Strictly Reserved for You, his first Booth feature and the lead single off his sophomore studio album, Bradley showcases the passionate, retro-informed vocal style that led some to call him “The Screaming Eagle of Soul,” backed by the Menahan Street Band's fittingly old-school instrumentation. Like what you're hearing? More awaits on Victim of Love, out today via Dunham Records.

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