The night time is the right time, as they say. Cooly G obviously agrees, with ‘Wait ‘Til Night’ gorging on every facet of the period between sunset and sunrise.
The results are mixed, but rewarding. At times, the production is languid, with the slow-motion house vibes of ‘Like A Woman Should’ giving way to dub’s haze. ‘Dancing’ has a dizzy, stately feel, while ‘So Deep’ more than matches its title with a lead-filled hip-hop beat dragging Cooly G down into the depths.
While the sheer breadth of ‘Wait ‘Til Night’ can’t fail to impress, the album lacks certain cohesiveness. That said, there’s an honest creativity here that ripples through proceedings.
Words: Robin Murray
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