Sweetback - Stage 2
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Sweetback - Stage 2Members of Sade’s backing band, Sweetback know all about laying down seductive grooves. Guitarist-saxophonist Stuart Matthewman and company worked with neo-soulster Maxwell and other singers on the trio’s self-titled debut album. Now, eight years later, Sweetback returns with Singapore-born Aya on the romantic ballad “All My Days with You,” while ex-Digible Planet Mecca Ladybug and Toronto’s Ivana Santilli lend a sexy hip-hop and lounge feel to the dreamy “Love is the Word.” Perfect chillout music.




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