I went to listen to the new Maxwell album earlier this week and I really had to contain the emotions I felt while listening to each of the nine tracks (yes, there’s only nine with names like “Phoenix Rise” and “Playing Possum,” but that means no fillers). I really think that I walked out of the Sony offices in a trance. Trust me when I say, lots of babies will be made once BLACKsummers'night (his first album in 8 years!) hits stores on July 7. It’s that good. Man, if I could marry Maxwell’s falsetto I would. In any case, it made me think back to his first LP, Urban Hang Suite, and how close to perfection it was. And yet, our boy just keeps getting better. Don’t ever wonder!