The legendary Rev. Al Green is working on a new album produced entirely by ?uestlove of the Roots. That’s not news, but this new track released from the sessions is. This has the potential to be amazing and this track seems like a good indicator of what the album could sound like.
If you don’t know Al Green, you don’t know soul. The definition of Memphis soul and a frequent sample source for hip hop (go read up).
Here are some details about the track itself:
Recorded in October of last year for his upcoming album on Blue Note. ?uestlove on the drums and James Poyser on the keys (also known as The Randy Watson Experience).
Al Green- Thought It Out
Via DJ Soul’s dope blog.
Bonus beats: ?uesto has released video from the sessions as well.
Here’s him laying down drums for the record:
Al sings with the band: