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UK R&B star NAO broke out with 2016’s de­but, For All We

Know. This as­tro­log­i­cal­ly­con­cep­tu­alised se­quel is even more lav­ish. NAO mod­ernises the classy adult bal­ladry of Roberta Flack and Regina Belle with the mod­ishly elec­tro An­other

Life­time, Saturn (a Kwabs

duet) and A Life Like This.

Still, she hasn’t shed her old “wonky funk”, re­unit­ing with pro­ducer pal Mura Masa for the xx-y If You Ever. Most ad­ven­tur­ous? Drive and

Dis­con­nect — Afrobeat­meets-deep jazz. Stel­lar.


note­wor­thy TRY THIS IF YOU LIKE … Janet Jack­son, SZA

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