The Screaming Eagle of Soul's lead single "Strictly Reserved for You" from the forthcoming Victim of Love release has a new video. Sit back and brace yourself... there will be donuts.
A visual style reminiscent of 1970s cinema plays nicely alongside the fuzzed-out guitar, tight horns, and Bradley's gritty wails (and dance moves!).
While the tight horn section and expert guitar playing is nothing new to those familiar with the Daptones roster, the songwriting feels a bit more universal, and Bradley definitely seems squarely in his element with the new material.
Perhaps Bradley's endless touring and endless hugs -- the man hugs virtually everyone after each of his shows -- has helped make all the musical elements align for this grateful singer.
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Victim of Love is out in stores April 2, 2013.
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- Charles Bradley live at SXSW Eccentric soul man Charles Bradley brought his A-game to the SXSW radio day stage. Hear his entire performance and find out why they call him "The Screaming Eagle of Soul."
- Charles Bradley performs live in The Current studio Often known as "The Screaming Eagle of Soul," soul and R&B singer Charles Bradley has been playing music all his life, but it wasn't until he moved back to his hometown of Brooklyn, New York at the age of 51 after years working as a cook that he began aggressively pursuing his career in music and eventually landing on Daptone Records alongside Sharon Jones and the Budos Band.