The Commodores Van Hunt

Van Hunt takes The Commodores’ 1977 classic “Zoom” and brings it into 2021. Lionel Richie’s original band released “Zoom” as a song included on their fifth self-titled album but not as a single. In Van Hunt’s hands “Zoom” becomes the transcendent “(zūm).” He captures the same longing for a betterContinue Reading

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Twenty-three years ago Van Hunt saw his first song “Hopeless” get recorded by Dionne Farris and be released into the world. Farris’s interpretation matched and helped define the bohemian romance that took place in the film Love Jones. “Hopeless” is one of the reasons for the soundtrack’s appeal that isContinue Reading

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Blue Note has released Van Hunt’s third album, Popular after it being shelved since 2007. Van Hunt created this album with an eye on the changes happening in the music industry. He almost became disillusioned about the record’s release but ultimately feels good about it finally being heard by hisContinue Reading

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