D'Angelo and the Vanguard: Black Messiah
Holly Gleason, Paste, 30 December 2014
AT MIDNIGHT ON DEC. 15, 14 years dissolved. One key-stroke, and the mythic follow-up to D'Angelo's Voodoo could be yours. Luxurious, raw, crashed-up, silky, a funky collage of sounds and grooves, Black Messiah takes listeners ever deeper into the dozen songs with repeated listening.
Total word count of piece: 433