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Shuggie Otis ‘Inspiration Information/Wings Of Love’ Gets Four Stars At Rolling Stone


From Rolling Stone: This reissue pairs his metaphysically funky 1974 masterpiece, Inspiration Information, with a similarly spacey unreleased LP cut between 1975 and 2000 that positions this multi-instrumentalist as a missing link between Sly, Jimi, Stevie, Prince and Frank Ocean. Start with “Aht Uh Mi Hed,” a beatbox symphony so uplifting you may feel your feet leaving the ground. Four stars.

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Essential Tracks: Shuggie Otis – Los Angeles Times

A comforting record, Inspiration Information/Wings Of Love is an ideal companion on days when you’re too depressed to make listening decisions or too down on humans to interact with any of them save a man with faraway voice and a heart. This double disc reissue features “Inspiration Information,” a few surprising out takes and a bonus disc of some of Otis’ work from 1975 to 2000.

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