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A Lil' Light
A Lil' Light
Dudley Perkins

 

Album Stones Throw STH2067

Description: The debut album of Dudley Perkins under his own name as one of the most unconventional soul singers known to the world of music.  This record began as a one-off with the song “Flowers”.  We asked Dudley & Madlib for more, and we got A Lil' Light. 

Also see:
Dudley Perkins - Expressions
Madlib - A Lil' Light Instrumentals
Madlib - Expressions (Instrumentals)

From Pop Matters in 2003: "It was around the time of the Quasimoto sessions that Madlib and Dudley/Declaime first stumbled across what would become the indisputably unique R&B sound of A Lil' Light.

'Flowers' was, at first, little more than an experiment, its lilting four-chord piano progression and chill boom-bap a chance for Declaime to stretch out the singing chops that his melodic flow implied. But the finished song, with its stream-of-consciousness lyrics and a vocal veering from utterly heartfelt to self-effacingly off-key, ultimately revealed much more than a rapper trying to sing -- it revealed an entirely new personality buried under Declaime's West Coast rap steez.

The track caught the attention of a few people, got released as a 7-inch single, and now, three years later, we get a whole album of tracks that are nearly its equal in their simple, off-the-cuff brilliance." 

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Song Title Artist Producer Price
1.  You Really Know Me?
Dudley Perkins Madlib
2.  Momma
Dudley Perkins Madlib
3.  The Light
Dudley Perkins Madlib
4.  Money
Dudley Perkins Madlib
5.  Washedbrainsyndrome
Dudley Perkins Madlib
6.  Yo' Soul
Dudley Perkins Madlib
7.  Muzak
Dudley Perkins Madlib
8.  Falling
Dudley Perkins Madlib
9.  Solitude
Dudley Perkins Madlib
10.  Worship feat. YNQ
Dudley Perkins Madlib
11.  Flowers
Dudley Perkins Madlib
12.  Lil' Black Boy
Dudley Perkins Madlib
13.  Forevaendless
Dudley Perkins Madlib
14.  Lord's Prayer
Dudley Perkins Madlib
15.  Just Think
Dudley Perkins Madlib
16.  Gotta Go feat. YNQ
Dudley Perkins Madlib