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CD: Jill Scott - The Light of the Sun | reviews, news & interviews

CD: Jill Scott - The Light of the Sun

CD: Jill Scott - The Light of the Sun

Was the Philadelphia soulstress's return worth waiting for?

Jill Scott's 'The Light of the Sun': 'It seems a four-year musical hiatus and change of label has done her the power of good'

Well, there's a nice surprise. Jill Scott was feared lost to music industry machinations, more likely to succeed in her acting career than make a fourth album (she's probably best known now to mainstream British audiences as Mma Ramotswe in The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency TV series). But it seems a four-year musical hiatus and change of label has done her the power of good, as this is the Philadelphia singer and spoken-word artist's best album since her debut Who is Jill Scott?

Well, there's a nice surprise. Jill Scott was feared lost to music industry machinations, more likely to succeed in her acting career than make a fourth album (she's probably best known now to mainstream British audiences as Mma Ramotswe in The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency TV series). But it seems a four-year musical hiatus and change of label has done her the power of good, as this is the Philadelphia singer and spoken-word artist's best album since her debut Who is Jill Scott?

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