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52: "It's like we're inside NAO's brain" - And Then Life Was Beautiful Album Review (ft. Oreviews)

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This week we get Ore back into the fold to discuss the third album from Hackney's very own NAO. Be sure to check out Ore's work on her website here! Timestamps: (00:00) Intro (03:58) Spotlight Series #52: Ojerime (08:05) New releases (08:41) Juls’ new album (10:56) James Blake’s new album (14:38) Alchemist new EP (15:46) Jesy Nelson (26:30) Tech N9ne x The Rock (31:15) Oreviews intro (34:28) NAO background (48:37) General thoughts on “And Then Life Was Beautiful” (54:33) Songwriting (59:58) Antidote (01:04:56) Woman (ft. Lianne La Havas) (01:06:49) Features (01:10:59) Postcards (ft. serpentwithfeet) (01:14:47) Messy Love (01:20:22) Title track, album themes (01:26:16) Burn Out (01:30:05) Little Giants (01:31:55) Production (01:32:39) Wait (01:35:54) ATLWB’s place in 2021 and in her discography (01:44:01) Closing, Now and Then

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