Blacc, Aloe / Good Things
Album: Good Things   Collection:General
Artist:Blacc, Aloe   Added:Sep 2010
Label:Stones Throw  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2010-10-10 Pull Date: 2010-12-12
Week Ending: Dec 12 Nov 28 Nov 14 Nov 7 Oct 31 Oct 24 Oct 17
Airplays: 2 1 2 3 1 3 3

Recent Airplay
1. Jul 05, 2021: Nick&Noah: TheRadioShow (rebroadcast from Oct 12, 2010)
I Need A Dollar
4. Jul 15, 2013: Happy Hour (Coverin' for PACC)
Hey Brother
2. Jun 09, 2016: The Intercept
Politician (Reprise)
5. Aug 20, 2012: Happy Hour
Hey Brother
3. Apr 29, 2014: wiggle
I Need A Dollar
6. Nov 23, 2011: Soul Spectrum
I Need A Dollar

Album Review
miss piggy
Reviewed 2010-10-03
Aloe Blacc: Good Things Label: Stones Throw
Wow, this is my recommendation for album of the year. I loved every song in this album. This is some really great soul/R&B, done in a very sincere style. Aloe's words are thoughtful, and the melodies just grab you deep in your gut like good soul music always should. DO NOT MISS #7, a cover of VU's "Femme Fatale". All good, but you should try: 1,3,8,12,13.
1. Lovely plaintive urban soul, beautifully done
2. A sweet acoustic-esque style to this one
3. Funky groove! Nice horns, great Hammonds, got a Blaxpoitation flavor to it
4. Nice soul song set to a reggae-dub tempo
5. Slow & melancholy soul, with fem vox chorus backing
6. Moody track. Insistent and visceral soul.
7. Ooh, a soul cover of Velvet Underground's "Femme Fatale"! Smooth & sexy!
8. A sweet R&B track, catchy pop sensibilities here
9. Fantastic guitar here, warm vocals, catchy melodies
10. Gentle & loving soul in the style of Al Green
11. Sloooow soul simmer. Genuine old school romantic here.
12. Family-based lyrics, lovely ballad
13. Great horns - retro soul vibe that takes you way back

Track Listing
1. I Need A Dollar   7. Femme Fatale
2. Green Lights   8. Loving You Is Killing Me
3. Hey Brother   9. Good Things
4. Miss Fortune   10. You Make Me Smile
5. Life So Hard   11. If I
6. Take Me Back   12. Mama Hold My Hand
  13. Politician (Reprise)