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Essence of Gerald

Chris Campion, URB, August 2000

TWO YEARS AGO, A Guy Called Gerald walked away from his London-based label Juicebox and into a new life. He took his studio and his music with him and relocated to New York. And now he's set to release Essence, his first set of long-awaited new material since 1995's Black Secret Technology. As such the album marks something of a rebirth for an artist who has spent to long toiling in the shadows, but whose limited body of work act as a series of beacons that reflect a marked progression within the culture.

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