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Ola Onabule's 'POINT LESS' is timely, emotional and extremely thought-provoking / Jazz in Europe

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Point Less, is a follow up to Ola Onabulé's last album, It's The Peace That Deafens, with the new album boldly expressing his views on social injustice, reminiscent of Marvin Gaye's What's Going On. It is an activist's call – at once a celebration of life and a cautionary take on the social forces that threaten it. Violence, immigration, xenophobia, betrayal, and dignity are themes considered on Point Less, rendered with a powerful and knowing generosity of spirit. Onabulé is rueful yet optimistic.

So embodies the artistic – and entrepreneurial – philosophy of Onabulé, whose latest release, Point Less, is a giant leap forward in Onabulé's artistic canon. Moreover, it affirms his place among contemporary vocalists. He is a rugged individualist, a deeply soulful musician who has absorbed the surround sound of his youth – jazz and world music – and incorporated key elements into his distinctive style. He is direct and passionate, confident in his ability to sell a song with conviction.

Point Less is a cunning play on words that captures current and artful observations sure to resonate with fans, old and new. Timely, emotional and extremely thought-provoking. – Nigel J.

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