A long Soul Sunday walk

20 01 2008

Discovered by none other than ?uestlove, spoken word artist Jill Scott made her musical debut in 2000, when she dropped Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1 at the height of the neo-soul era. And what a masterpiece it was. From the spoken word build-up of ‘Exclusively’, followed by the lyrical beatdown of Gettin’ in the way to the infectiously funky ‘Brotha’, this album never tires. That being said, the song that stirs my drink is the dreamy poetry of A long walk. Over the years, I’ve plugged this song to as many people as possible, so here’s the stripped down remix by Jazzy Jeff. Enjoy.

Jill Scott – A long walk (A touch of Jazz remix, 2001)

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Preview and buy (you need this album, trust me) at Sonar Kollektiv or download at zshare.

PS: Dilated Choonz = mad flavor

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4 responses

20 01 2008
lloyd

Killer remix indeed, gotta love it!

20 01 2008
Tom Van Hout

Thanks, Lloyd. Am diggin’ your blog & podcasts.

21 01 2008
Lexis

Oh ya… Jill Scott is crazyness. That girl can sing anything and I’ll buy it. She could read her grocery list and it would still be dope.

14 07 2008
Open air sassiness « Tom Van Hout

[…] hip hop heads, middle-aged jazz cats and curious locals. One Roy Ayers inspired rendition of A long walk later, Jill had the crowd at her mercy. While the show started 40 minutes late and slow, the […]

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