Albums Of Note... Get Up! pairs modern blues idol and expert slide guitarist Ben Harper with harmonica legend Charlie Musselwhite. Aiming for blues authenticity, that’s exactly what Ben and Charlie achieve here. The pair of talented blues musicians fly in the face of modernity and instead strive to recreate the dusky glamour of a Chicago blues club.
“In general, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite have delivered a strong, yet candid and fun blues album. This album really does not care that it is 2013, and why should it? Each of the ten songs contains something of merit. Both musicians involved are fairly prolific but this collection will doubtlessly shoot to the high end of the fans favourites in no time at all.”
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Rihanna’s new album Unapologetic is released on November 19, 2012. Has an album ever been so appropriately titled? Unapologetic is exactly what Rhi-Rhi has been over the last few months. She has faced criticism from all corners regarding the re-kindling of her romance with Chris Brown but she has refused to bow to pressure and has continued to repair the relationship that was damaged back in 2009, when Brown was convicted of assaulting her.
To further prove the point, Rihanna tweeted a picture of the handwritten tracklisting for her seventh album, revealing that it includes a duet betweenherself and Chris Brown, entitled ‘Nobodies Business’ (sic). Subtle as a sledgehammer, that one, RhiRhi! She’s clearly been exhausted by the work that’s gone into making the album as she tweeted on Sunday “Man my album is complete, and I need a f***ing drink and a roll up! It was quite the journey, but it's all part of our story! #UNAPOLOGETIC.” Let’s hope that she’s got a little bit of energy left for fending off the inevitable criticisms that she’ll receive for including Chris on her album. We’re fairly certain she’ll remain Unapologetic about the whole thing, though.
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