Alongside Tricky, another collaborator who appeared on Massive Attack's 1994 album Protection, Scottish/Nigerian Londoner Nicolette Love Suwoton's slightly forgotten gem from her brilliant second LP Let No-One Live Rent Free in Your Head (1996), is a sensual mix of electronica, pop, jazz and and trip-hop, yearning for an apolitical utopia. It also contains a sample of Tom Waits' Shore Leave.
Also from the same album, produced by the electronica duo Plaid, aka Andy Turner and Ed Handley, is the unusual and innovator opener, Don't Be Afraid, which also shows off Nicolette's high, delicate, Billie Holiday-style voice:
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