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There’s currently a whole lotta Nina Simone in the pop ether. Ignore Timbaland’s butchering of Nina’s Sinnerman on his Shock Value album, but we really like the cut of Sea Lion Woman from Feist’s The Reminder album (yes, we know …

Fri, Apr 13, 2007, 09:47

   

There’s currently a whole lotta Nina Simone in the pop ether. Ignore Timbaland’s butchering of Nina’s Sinnerman on his Shock Value album, but we really like the cut of Sea Lion Woman from Feist’s The Reminder album (yes, we know she’s renamed it from See-Line Woman but that’s artistic license for ya).

Now we hear that Common’s new album, Finding Forever, includes him adding some Simone magic to Misunderstood. The album, due in July, also features Lilly Allen, D’Angelo and productions from Kanye West and the late J Dilla.