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Childish Gambino previews new album with soulful “Redbone” — listen

A second promising look at Gambino's upcoming Awaken, My Love!

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    Donald Glover is less than a month away from the release of his third album as Childish Gambino. Titled Awaken, My Love!, the 11-track effort is being previewed today with a new song called “Redbone”.

    Like its excellent predecessor, “Me and Your Mama”, this latest offering sees Glover flexing his vocal chords far more than his rhymes. It’s slow-burning soul jam with just enough funk to fool you into thinking it’s 1978. As is the case with most of Awaken, the song was co-written by Swedish musician Ludovin, a frequent collaborator who’s also contributed to sitcoms like New Girl, Happy Endings, and the Glover-starring Community.

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    Check it out up above. Awaken, the follow-up to 2013’s Because the Internetarrives on December 2nd through Glassnote Records.

    Awaken, My Love! Tracklist:
    01. Me and Your Mama
    02. Have Some Love
    03. Boogieman
    04. Zombies
    05. Riot
    06. Redbone
    07. California
    08. Terrified
    09. Baby Boy
    10. The Night Me and Your Mama Met
    11. Stand Tall

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