Jill Scott�s sensational new work. Whatever Scott may lack ...">

Love and Sex: A Threesome

Abstract
"Smooth groove poetry set to smooth groove R&B" or "soul-hip-hop-tinged feel music" � these are a couple of ways to describe Jill Scott�s sensational new work. Whatever Scott may lack in total vocal control, her maturity, her poetry jumps straight into your face addressing a full range of love and emotion themes: from the platonic to the incidental to the passionate to the forlornful. Each sentiment connects to an appropriate musical production ranging from the sultry classy sounds of mainstream adult soul music, to jazzy inflections over hip hop grooves, to inspirational beats supporting lyrical themes that at times address issues of black feminism, unrequited love and the multidimensional emotions of life�s complications. While the music is always supportive if not dominant, it is Scott�s poise at connecting lyrical literalness with a strong musical emotional element that gives this outstanding work its strength. You�ll never find a mushy sentiment or a confused musical phrase on this recording. It is rock solid throughout.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index Translate to english
 
Download options
PhilPapers Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 9,357
External links
  •   Try with proxy.
  • Through your library Only published papers are available at libraries
    References found in this work BETA

    No references found.

    Citations of this work BETA

    No citations found.

    Similar books and articles
    Donald Callen (1983). Transfiguring the Emotions in Music. Grazer Philosophische Studien 19:69-91.
    Analytics

    Monthly downloads

    Added to index

    2010-12-22

    Total downloads

    4 ( #198,584 of 1,088,833 )

    Recent downloads (6 months)

    1 ( #69,666 of 1,088,833 )

    How can I increase my downloads?

    My notes
    Sign in to use this feature


    Discussion
    Start a new thread
    Order:
    There  are no threads in this forum
    Nothing in this forum yet.