meshell ndegeocello - "blood on the curb" / by Zack Free

this is probably my favorite song of meshell's that i've ever heard. it’s beautifully composed and engineered, and it ends up sounding something like sade doing indie rock. but there’s never any doubt that it’s meshell. her dedication to the delivery of the lyrics (in which she plays something like a nazi, the devil, or evil itself) is what makes the song work. it’s thrillingly ominous

 

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