Bradley, Charles


Black Velvet (box)

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One-time pressing only Black Velvet wrapped box set with 180g vinyl version of the standard LP, a bonus 12” 45rpm EP, exclusive slip-mat, 2 printed sleeves with Charles Bradley painting, 12×12 photo-book with liner notes from producer Tommy ‘TNT’, replica Charles’ original black velvet business card, seeded DL card.

Black Velvet is the posthumous final record from soul singer Charles Bradley, arriving on Dunham Records, the late soul singer’s Daptone imprint. Black Velvet was assembled by Dunham and Daptone. It features songs from the recording sessions of each of his three albums: “No Time for Dreaming” (2011), “Victim of Love” (2013), and “Changes” (2016). Black Velvet features Bradley’s covers of Nirvana’s “Stay Away,” Neil Young’s “Heart of Gold,” and Rodriguez’s “I’ll Slip Away.”

Bradley died in 2017 at age 68 after battling stomach and liver cancer.