India.Arie - Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics
Written by Nicholas Jennings    Sunday, 13 December 2009 01:00    PDF Print E-mail

Tags: 2009 | Barack Obama | India.Arie | Keb Mo | Love & Politics | Oprah Winfrey | Reviews | Sade | Testimony: Vol 2

India.Arie - Testimony Vol. 2, Love & PoliticsWith her self-help messages, India became a favorite of Oprah Winfrey, who thanked her for the lyric “I may not be built like a supermodel, but I’ve learned to love myself unconditionally.” The Grammy-winning singer’s acoustic soul sound was also popular during Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. With her fourth album, India serves up more feel-good r&b on songs like “Therapy” and her Latin-tinged cover of Sade’s “Pearls” and even gets a bit funky with bluesman Keb Mo on the edgier “Better Way.”

February 2009



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