D’Angelo’s second album Voodoo is getting a plush 180g vinyl re-issue later this year to the rejoice of his devoted fans and a slight impatience from those longing for his long-awaited third.
Famously described by critic Robert Christgau as the “R&B Jesus”, D’Angelo
The D’Angelo video, with anecdotes about first seeing it in hair salons and awkward living rooms, is pretty unforgettable. His, erm, stripped back Prince homage was all emotion and the video works because, well, it is too. Some people talk about an underlying narrative but that’s by-the-by…