If you thought Portishead's eleven or Kate Bush's twelve years between albums were too many, how about nineteen? Yes, that is how many years it took Grace Jones, the black diva of music and fashion to return with new material after 1989's Bulletproof Heart. And what a treat she got for us! Sounding as if she had hardly left the stage, her new album brims with brilliantly crafted tunes, showcasing her unique ability to mesmerise the listener with her uncanny voice and bravado. Helped by an army of excellent collaborators, like Brian Eno, Tricky, Sly & Robbie, Tony Allen and Wendy & Lisa, the flamboyant Jamaican-born Grace is more personal than ever on this record, with her family being one of the focal points. The reggae beats of some tunes will remind one of her previous work, while the Massive Attack influence in the overall sound of the album is more poignant in the track "Devil In My Life" with it's Craig Armstrong-styled strings in the finale, and "Corporate Cannibal", the first gloom-&-doom single of the record. This is one of those that will get stuck in repeat in your player. And it is worth every single second of it.