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Etana - Better Tomorrow

Etana - Better Tomorrow

Etana - Better Tomorrow

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Better Tomorrow includes Etana's finest work yet.

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Jamaican soulful singer Etana just put out her third album 'Better Tomorrow', a 14 track set mainly produced by Busy Signal’s manager Shane C. Brown. Working with mostly one sole producer gives the album a certain and very welcome cohesiveness, something her second album 'Free Expressions' lacked.

Etana - Better Tomorrow'Better Tomorrow' is a warm effort where Etana has matured and evolved as a songwriter and she deals with motherhood, unconditional love and hopelessness offering optimism and comfort in times of struggle, distress and poverty.

Her sincere and soulful singing is sublime and especially heartfelt is Til You Get Old (Life’s Gift), dedicated to her newborn daughter and complete with audio clips from an actual birth set to the tones of piano, percussion and guitar. Being a parent myself, the track sends shivers down my spine.

But you don’t have to be a parent to appreciate this album. It has a little something for everyone, while staying almost true to the reggae format. On Whole New World she takes the listener on a 80’s funky trip and the title track leans toward a latin beat, while tracks such as Strongest and the beautiful first single Reggae are more roots oriented with dub effects and smooth organ work.

'Better Tomorrow' sticks like glue and includes some of Etana’s finest work yet.

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