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CD (Item 546710) Hard Boiled, 2010 — Condition: Used
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Spacey hip hop soul gurus Phonte & Nicolay return as Foreign Exchange – taking to the cosmos with a genuine depth of soul on Authenticity – possibly their best yet, and another great record! Vocalist Phonte continues on one of the most unpredictable career trajectories in contemporary music, from southern rapper in Little Brother to emotional soul storyteller in FE – the honesty and integrity of his vocals paired masterfully with Nicolay's production. He has a way of taking keyboard inflected soul beats and inflecting them with spacier flourishes – brilliantly enhancing the soulfulness rather than glossing it up. The creative team has been a part of fantastic records by Yahzarah, Zo! and others recently, both of whom return the favor with guest appearances here – along with Darien Brockington, Chantae Cann, Median & Jesse Boykins III. Includes "The Last Fall", "Authenticity", "Eyes To The Sky", "All Roads", "Fight For Life", "Maybe She'll Dream Of Me", "Make Me A Fool", "Everything Must Go", "Laughing At Your Plans" and "This City Ain't The Same Without You".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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Used CD Grade

We have only one grade for non-new CDs at Dusty Groove — "Used CD". This grade is somewhat all-encompassing, but we choose it because we try to offer Used CDs in the best shape possible.

When you purchase a Used CD you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks, the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves), and the booklet to be in good shape. Used CDs may show some signs of use but if there are significant details or defects we will list them underneath the item — just like we do with LPs — so look there for notes on cutout marks, stickers, promo stamps or other details.

All of our Used CDs are guaranteed to play without skipping or flaws. If you purchase a Used CD from Dusty Groove, you have 1 week to play it to determine that it plays correctly — and if it does not, then you may return it for a full refund.


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