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Gil Scott-Heron’s new album I’m New Here has been on heavy rotation since I bought it earlier in the week.  It’s an absolute blinder, real return-to-form stuff that I heartily and unequivocally recommend.

If you fancy listening to it yourself, an official streamed version from Scott-Heron’s new label, XL Recordings, is available online.  Here it is:

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If you like it, then please do the decent thing and go out and buy it.  Streamed albums – official or otherwise – are all well and good, but you can’t pick them up or listen to them while you’re driving.  At least, I don’t think you can.

While we’re on the subject, I also recommend The Observer’s recent insightful article on Gil Scott-Heron, which you can find here.


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Tom is a mostly funny writer, sometimes illustrator, and lapsed stand-up comedian based in Birmingham, UK. Currently an Expert Blogger at Time Out Birmingham, he's had humour pieces, illustrations, and articles about popular culture published in print and online publications.

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