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The Good Fight

by Oddisee

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rfloresnet Production, Lyrics, just quality music. The whole album is fire, hard to just try and choose one track. Can't thank Oddisee and the Good Company band enough, seen them live in Germany and DC, even better live. The Good Company band alone puts on a show. Favorite track: Contradiction's Maze.
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Alexi I've been sleeping on this for two-odd years, too! And I've missed out. There's four or five of my favourite things Oddisee's ever done on this album alone. Especially »That's Love« is almost too good to be real. Good thing it is! :-)

Also, regarding another comment, let's not call out other artists to explain why we like something. No one »should feel ashamed« for making music that someone doesn't like! Favorite track: That's Love.
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Eddy Savio Nailing all the nails-- awesome album. Favorite track: Book Covers.
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about

Imbued with love, honesty, and selflessness, The Good Fight is virtuosic in its musicality, direct in its language, and infinitely relatable.

In a landscape overrun with abstract indulgence and shallow trend-chasers, the Prince George’s County, Maryland artist has created a record that reminds you that it’s music before it’s hip-hop.

For Oddisee, “The Good Fight” is about living fully as a musician without succumbing to the traps of hedonism, avarice, and materialism. It’s music that yields an intangible feeling: the sacral sound of an organ whine, brass horns, or a cymbal crash. It’s a meditation on our capacity to love and the bonds binding us together. It’s our ambition and greed warring with our sense of propriety - a list of paradoxes we all face when living and striving.

Oddisee’s production simmers in its own orchestral gumbo. You sense he’s really a jazzman in different form, inhabiting the spirit of Roy Ayers and other past greats. The Fader’s compared him to a musical MC Escher, calling hailing his “grandiose and symphonic sound” and “relevant relatable messages.” Pitchfork praised his “eclectic soulful boom-bap.”

“The Good Fight” acknowledges the stacked odds, but refuses to submit

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released May 5, 2015

produced by Oddisee
vocals by Oddisee

mastered by Brian "Big Bass" Gardener

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