Review: Leon Bridges displays heart and soul on R&B album 'Good Thing' Special

Posted Jul 3, 2018 by Markos Papadatos
R&B sensation Leon Bridges released his latest studio album, "Good Thing," in May of 2018, via his record label, Columbia Records.
Leon Bridges
Leon Bridges
Photo by Theo Wargo, Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame
Bridges' new album opens with on a melancholic note with "Bet Ain't Worth the Hand," and it is followed by the mid-tempo "Bad Bad News," which features strong harmonies, and the soothing yet sultry "Shy." The R&B singer-songwriter co-penned all 10 tracks on the CD.
"Beyond" is more mellow yet sung with maximum heart. He picks up the pace with the infectious "Forgive You," and it immediately breaks into "Lions," where his voice is crisp and haunting.
"If It Feels Good (Then It Must Be)" is another refreshing track, with catchy backing vocals. After the funky and upbeat "You Don't Know," Leon Bridges' new CD closes with the ballad "Mrs." and "Georgia to Texas," where he leaves his fans and listeners yearning for more.
Good Thing by Leon Bridges is available on iTunes.
The Verdict
Overall, there is a great deal of variety on Leon Bridges' latest studio offering, Good Thing. While they are only 10 tracks on this project, they are all high-quality tunes. The future of R&B music is in good hands, Leon Bridges' hands. Good Thing garners 4.5 out of 5 stars.
To learn more about Leon Bridges and his music, visit his website.
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