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Sade debuts new single 'Soldier of Love': Are you ready to rejoin her army?

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Sade has been pretty much missing in action since 2000’s Lover’s Rock CD. So it seems fitting that her new single, “Soldier of Love,” has something of a military vibe as the chanteuse compares the turmoils of love with those of war. Putting to one side the fact that Colonel Pat Benatar made a similar lyrical point many years ago, the title track from Sade’s due-in-February album of the same name nicely frames the singer’s slinky-as-ever vocals with a spare, snare drum-driven, rhythm track.

Give “Soldier of Love” a listen and tell us what you think. Has Sade taken too long to regroup? Or is the time right for her to invade the charts again?

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