Slum Village gives us today’s Song For Sunday.
Arguably one of Dilla’s most famous beats for Slum Village and in his career overall, today’s Song For Sunday is Fall In Love. The track appeared on SV’s second album Fantastic, Vol. 2 and has since been covered by a few artists since Dilla’s passing, in particular Flying Lotus. The sample comes from Diana in the Autumn Wind by Gap Mangione and what I personally love about it the most is how it doesn’t really sound like a drum beat over a sample. The hard knocking crackled drums fit harmoniously with the sample as if they were destined to be married together. But that was Dilla all over – piecing songs together and setting higher benchmarks each time.