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The Soothing Sounds of Silk Sonic

Reading this article reiterated for me the great chemistry Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak have. It's like they've been best friends for a long time! Can't wait to hear their new album, hopefully that January 2022 release date holds strong!

Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak are enjoying the sun-dappled courtyard of a recording studio — lighting up American Spirits with a Gucci-monogrammed lighter, appreciating the gentle birdsong wafting down from the trees overhead, admiring some orange hibiscus flowers growing up a nearby wall — when a studio assistant named Alex walks over with a surprise to complete the laid-back scene: “Rumritas!” he announces, setting down three frothing salt-rimmed glasses.

“We hide the stress well,” .Paak says, sitting back, taking a sip. It’s late June in Los Angeles, and work is nearly done on An Evening With Silk Sonic, the debut LP from Mars and .Paak’s superduo of the same name, which began life five years ago as a joke the two friends hatched on the road, then got real enough to spawn a Number One hit in the Seventies-soul-indebted ballad “Leave the Door Open.”

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Michael • Edited

Man, I can't get enough of the 70's vibes in hip hop and folks including real analog instruments & bands.

One of my all-time faves has to be Childish Gambino's Awaken My Love album. That was hitting on a more 70's psychedelic funk sound though (think Funkadelic), while Silk Sonic is definitely capturing a Motown-esque soul groove.

I love 'em both. I say keep those classic sounds coming... 😎

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That album is such a vibe! I really like the record Terrified. Im also really looking forward for the return of his Atlanta tv series. I love that show!

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Michael

Yesssss!!

Please don't find me rude
But I don't eat fast food
So don't run too fast...
Just hiiiiiiiiiiide

Such a vibe indeed. 😁

And oh totally a lover of Atlanta. That show is golden.

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wrks

Bruno trying to show everyone he's more than a Chameleon LOL

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Bruno moves different. He currently sits at $598.1 million earnings from 5.8 million tickets sold over 385 reported shows (source)