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Al Green Unleashes His Best Material in Decadesnew

Although he reunited with famed producer Willie Mitchell for his previous two albums, legendary R&B singer Green has delved into the world of neo-soul to create his latest CD, and the resulting songs sound both classic and contemporary at the same time.
Tucson Weekly  |  Gene Armstrong  |  06-11-2008  |  Reviews

'Lay It Down' is Easily the Right Rev.'s Best in Five Yearsnew

Green and Co. (a crew that prominently includes ?uestlove) make tangible the sound of long-ago church-pew Sunday mornings spent making up for all those sinful Saturday nights.
Dallas Observer  |  Robert Wilonsky  |  06-03-2008  |  Reviews

Al Green's New Album Will Make You Wish You Were a Better Mannew

If there's one male vocalist who can make the most secure of men feel inadequate about the way he's been living his life, it's Rev. Al. Even after all these years Green still performs with all the authority of a man who has lived, who has accomplishments he's proud of and mistakes he's tried to rectify.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Craig D. Lindsey  |  06-03-2008  |  Reviews

Roots Drummer ?uestlove Takes Al Green Back to His Classic Soundnew

After two pairings with Willie Mitchell back at his old Royal Studio stomping grounds, Green heads north here, recording with Amir "?uestlove" Thompson and keyboardist James Poyser producing and contemporary neo-soul stars Anthony Hamilton, John Legend, and Corinne Bailey Rae providing occasional support.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Chris Herrington  |  05-30-2008  |  Reviews

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