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M.I.A.: Kala
Buy! - (Interscope)
The much-anticipated 2nd album from Maya Arulpragasam is even more breathtaking and adventurous than her excellent 2005 debut release Arular. Featuring a busy, at times chaotic sound blending hip hop with a dizzying variety of musical styles from around the world, Kala sounds like a lively street corner in a major international city, with M.I.A.’s deadpan vocals cutting through the hustle and bustle with lyrics ranging from the playful to the politically provocative. Kala ranks as one of this year’s most vibrant, daring and innovative albums. 8/1/2007 - Don Yates
Other M.I.A. album reviews:

Matangi - 11/1/2013
Arular - 2/2/2005