Upon releasing his 2011 debut, "No Time for Dreaming," Bradley unleashed a spot-on take of revivalist soul for the modern era. On "Victim of Love," the 64-year-old shows no sign of wear, nailing the crinkly retro aesthetic without bowing to the pressures of contemporary recording. The album is simultaneously loose and intense, driven by reverb-soaked arrangements shaped by producer/co-writer Thomas Brenneck.

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