The twenty-plus album and Grammy honored career of Sweet Honey in the Rock revs up once more with the release of their first new studio album in nearly ten years, Love in Evolution. Sweet Honey in the Rock work in the upper reaches where their talents synthesize modern production and personal fearlessness with sweeping knowledge of the lifeblood of American music – blues, gospel, jazz, and R&B. Sweet Honey in the Rock can look forward to allot of things. This stellar return sets them on a possible collision course with more awards and accolades, but the laurel leaves are well deserved. Their highly entertaining music and presentation are essential to us all, but moreover, their commitment to hard truths while never surrendering their own humanity is crucial.