Jamie Lidell - "Multiply"
[Warp Records, www.warprecords.com]

Think of the best records to make love to - Marvin Gaye's "Here, My Dear", Al Green's "Livin' For You", Barry White's "Is This Whatcha Wont?" or anything from Minnie Ripperton. You can now safely add to this collection Jamie Lidell's new solo release "Multiply". Fuckin' hot is an understatement of the year. This man has it going on and he's not afraid to show it. His voice is pure honey! Like Stevie Wonder at his peak [circa "Fulfillingness' First Finale"], Jamie's voice has this special quality to it that just makes your insides ooze all over. [Personally, his voice resembles the ruggedness of Terrance Trent Darby more than the sweetness of Stevie Wonder, but enough with the comparisons.] Don't get me wrong, Jamie is not some throw back to 60's Motown. This stuff is well produced - tons of samples flowing throughout the production mixed in with real instrumentation. Gorgeous choruses permeate just about every song. Whether Jamie expected this or not, just about every one of these songs could become a hit. Let's face it; this album smells of luscious and meaty sex. If you don't find "Game for Fools" to be the most authentic and tender ballads of the year, then you're either heartless or you're just deaf. But watch out, when Jamie gets nasty - as he does on "Newme" [with all the wild sampling and the chaotic cut'n'paste] - your living room will be transformed instantly into a dance floor. Wild in its simplicity and juicy in its honesty, "Multiply" is the real deal. Consider this a soundtrack to the best sex you're going to have.

Tom Sekowski


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