Vinyl packaging includes a custom-built slash case with an illustrated flag, a 12" full-color jacket housing tri-color red/white/blue galaxy effect 2xLP vinyl, printed record sleeves and a 4-panel lyric booklet. Orders will receive an instant mp3 digital download of the full album.
Originally released in 2012 following unprecedented changes in the music industry, Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color found Brother Ali reborn and rejuvenated. Teaming up with famed platinum-selling producer Jake One (Drake, J. Cole, Wiz Khalifa, MF DOOM), Brother Ali was prepared to tell the American story from a very different viewpoint. Inspired by his first trip to Mecca, the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East, and the Occupy movements that were building steam worldwide, Ali linked with Jake during a two-month sabbatical in Seattle to create this brave new phase in his remarkable discography. The album presented a scathingly honest critique of America and its many flaws while simultaneously presenting a hopeful outlook for the future and its possibilities. At a time when many felt powerless against an overreaching government with all its militarist and corporate interests, Mourning In America and Dreaming In Color provided the voice of a critical American consciousness, as well as a beacon of hope for those that hold fast to its ideals and potential.
In honor of its 10th anniversary, we're excited to present this exclusive limited edition vinyl offering for Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color, with a newly redesigned packaging and layout that features an illustrated slipcase cover, decorated record sleeves, red/white/blue galaxy effect 2xLP vinyl, and a 4-page full-size insert containing lyrics for the entire album. This edition will not be available in stores so grab your copy here while supplies last!
Letter To My Countrymen (feat. Dr. Cornel West)
Only Life I Know
Stop the Press
Mourning In America
Gather Round (feat. Amir Sulaiman)
Need a Knot
Won More Hit
All You Need
My Beloved (feat. Choklate and Tone Trezure)
Singing This Song
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