Soul Giant Charles Bradley Inspires "Change for the World" with His New Single

Dire times inspire stirring music.

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Feb 2 2016, 4:41pm

Dire times inspire stirring music, and 68-year-old soul singer Charles Bradley's new single "Change for the World" flips our nation's current state of social, racial, and political tumult into a rousing anthem of empowerment. The troubadour's third album Changes is out April 1 via Daptone Records, and this new offering warns that "Hate is poison in the blood" over an ominous, horn accented groove before delivering a call-to-arms in the chorus: "We gotta change for the world." As Bradley told the Fader, "This song is about opening up our minds to understand—talk with the young people, hear what they have to say." Preorder the new album here and immerse yourself in Charles Bradley's florid career history in our recent chat with him right here.