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The Best Soul Albums of 2017


The year 2017 was a glorious cornucopia for soul music. From songs of empowerment and revival to songs that spoke directly to the social and political struggles of modern-day America, it was a year of thought-provoking, stand-out, new, and new-to-you music. If nothing else, these albums prove that great soul never goes out of style, and it’s never too late to make an impact on the world through song.

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The Best New Soul on Bandcamp

Ebony Evans

Ebony Evans.

Spring is normally the time to begin anew, to shake off the cold of winter and start fresh. The albums in our first R&B column are the perfect soundtrack for this time of year. Vibe to the mellow sounds of Akello G. Light and Braxton Cook, or move to Ebony Evans’ festive disco. Here’s a deeper look into the best new soul to jump-start your season.

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