Album Preview: Nat King Cole’s Re:Generations
by Winston "Stone" Ford
Nat King Cole – Lush Life Prod. by Cee-Lo Green (Windows Media File)
Much thanks to my old friend Honey Soul, who put me onto a new Nat King Cole compilation being released this month. Nat King Cole’s Re:Generations features a stellar lineup of artists and producers: Cee-Lo, The Roots, Will.i.am with Natalie Cole, Cut Chemist, Just Blaze, Nas with Salaam Remi, Souldiggaz with Izza Kizza, Michaelangelo L’Acqua with Bebel Gilberto, Stephen and Damian Marley, Bitter:Sweet, Brazilian Girls, Amp Fiddler and TV On The Radio.(Good lawd that’s a nice list!) There hasn’t been much music that has excited me so far in 2009, but I’m on pins and needles for this album. It reminds me a lot of the Verve Remixed series (which is still one of my favorites), and hopefully will reignite interest in a legend.