Track of the Day: 'Everything Will Be Fine'

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Past TracksAs fun as it has been to hear bright young things from England revive classic American R&B over the past few years, well, I've been hoping that America would find a way to do them one better. Look no further than Chicago's J.C. Brooks & The Uptown Sound. This crew has totally nailed the classic sound of soul music, and given it a fresh coat of paint that makes it truly relevant in 2012. This bouncy cut rides atop some stellar keyboard work and a hopped-up Motown beat. Some potent guitar elbows its way into the spotlight occasionally. And JC's vocals have the swagger of the storefront lawyer he plays in the music video. It's a powerful cocktail. Other tracks on their Want More album will remind you of artists as diverse at Curtis Mayfield and The Talking Heads. Don't miss out on this band.

On iTunes: J.C. Brooks & The Uptown Sound / "Everything Will Be Fine"

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