Charles Bradley – Ain’t It A Sin (Official Music Video)

Charles Bradley
Charles Bradley (Photo by Mark Shaw)

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If you’re feeling tired and lazy, just remember that soul musician Charles Bradley is well into his 60s and still touring and performing will all his heart around the world. His success and fame came within the past few years, but the 67-year old is taking full advantage of it. His latest album Changes was released on April 1st, and from the stellar collection of funk-driven soul comes the groovy, groovy single “Ain’t It A Sin”.

Bradley’s ageless energy and spirit comes through in the form of resilience and optimism, and he transposes that into his captivating soul music. Not only is he the leader of the his band The Extraordinaires, Bradley is also an important name in the world of soul, R&B, and funk. In his new music video for “Ain’t It A Sin”, he takes as the musical powerhouse that he is, performing in empty warehouses with his full band.

The combination of the song’s high-energy and groove, along with Bradley’s don’t-hold-back dancing, the new video will have you up on your feet. Enjoy it below, and catch him on tour this spring and summer (dates below). To get your copy of Changes you can order a copy through his website.

Tour dates: 

4/06 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso

4/07 Brussels, Belgium – Cirque Royale

4/08 Koln, Germany – Live Music Hall

4/09 Berlin, Germany – Astra

4/12 Hamburg, Germany – Grunspan

4/13 Copenhagen, Denmark – Amager Bio

4/15 Bristol, UK – Colston Hall

4/17 Gateshead, UK – Gateshead International Jazz Festival at Sage Gateshead

4/23 New York, NY – Beacon Theatre

4/24 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer

4/27 Evanston, IL – SPACE

4/28 Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall

4/29 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall

4/30 Madison, WI – Majestic

5/04 Nashville, TN – Exit/In

5/05 St. Louis, MO – The Old Rock House

5/06 Davenport, IA – Daytrotter

5/07 Kansas City, MO – Middle Of The Map Festival

5/12 San Diego, CA – North Park

5/13 Los Angeles, CA – Theater At The Ace Hotel

5/16 Santa Cruz, CA – Catalyst

5/17 San Francisco, CA – Fillmore

5/19 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom

5/20 Vancouver, BC – Commodore

5/21 Denver, CO – Project Pabst

5/23 Seattle, WA – Neumo’s

5/26 Minneapolis, MN – First Ave

5/27-28 Suffolk, VA – Lava Music Festival

5/29 Boston, MA – Boston Calling Music Festival

6/02 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club

6/3 Cincinnati, OH – Bunbury

6/04 Nelsonville, OH – Nelsonville Music Festival

6/05 Toronto, ON – Field Trip Music & Arts Festival

6/08 Pittsburgh, PA – Three Rivers Arts Festival

6/25 Ewijk, Netherlands – Down The Rabbit Hole

7/08 Liege, Belgium – Les Ardentes Festival

7/09 Bruges, Belgium – Cactusfestival

7/16 Pori, Finland – Pori Jazz

7/17 Salacgriva, Latvia – Positivus Festival

7/24 San Sebastian, Spain – Heineken Jazzaldia

7/26 Lucerne, Switzerland – Blue Balls

7/30 Cambridge, UK – Cambridge Folk Fest

8/26 Arrington, VA – Lockn’ Festival

8/28 Los Angeles, CA – FYF Fest

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