charles bradley Archive

Album Mini-review: Charles Bradley — Changes

File next to: James Brown, Sharon Jones & the Dap-kings, Eli Paperboy Reed On Charles Bradley‘s third full length, the “screaming eagle of soul” shows himself to be a fascinating interpreter of diverse material, as evidenced in his soulful reading of Black Sabbath‘s “Changes.” Bradley mines a sense of pathos that Ozzy’s vocal merely hinted

Concert Review: Charles Bradley and the Extraordinaires — Asheville NC, April 18 2013

There exists a certain, special sort of concert. And in my experience, it’s extremely rare: the sort of show in which I find myself realizing a mere three, two or even one song into the set that this is an artist I don’t ever want to miss. On those exceedingly uncommon instances, I tell myself,