Editors’ Notes Drop into the anonymous project Sault’s 2019 debut and you might mistake it for a compilation of ’70s soul/funk obscurities, the kind of tracks that don’t hit a commercial sweet spot but marshal their influences with such style that the particulars get subsumed into the big, intoxicating whole. Like post-punk? “Don’t Waste My Time.” The Chi-Lites vis-à-vis Erykah Badu? “Masterpiece.” Flower-crown funk? “We Are the Sun.” And so on. Vintage as the sound is, the sentiments—“Why Why Why Why Why,” “Foot on Necks”—are unnervingly current, a nod to the reality that while sounds change, state-sanctioned violence has long been ingrained in the American consciousness.

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Up All Night
1
4:15
 
Don't Waste My Time
2
3:15
 
Foot on Necks
3
3:11
 
Why Why Why Why Why
4
3:58
 
Pink Sands
5
1:52
 
Let Me Go
6
3:13
 
Masterpiece
7
5:44
 
Add a Little Bit of Sault
8
0:18
 
Something's in the Air
9
3:10
 
Think About It
10
2:48
 
Wild Hundreds, Pt. 5
11
0:50
 
We Are the Sun
12
3:56
 
Wild Hundreds, Pt. 55
13
1:28
 
B.A.B.E
14
3:44
 

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