Soul/R&B

Kali Uchis is always "In My dreams"

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“In My Dreams” reunites Uchis with Damon Albarn, who enlisted her tough-but-tender voice for his latest Gorillaz album, 2017’s Humanz. Musically, it’s of a piece with Albarn’s loveliest bits of Casio-keyboard surrealism, like “Closet Romantic” from the Trainspotting soundtrack or “On Melancholy Hill” from 2010’s Plastic Beach. But this dream belongs to Uchis, and she’s as masterful here, vocally as conceptually: She glides from catchy oh-oh-ohs to jaw-dropping Minnie Riperton-via-Solange high notes with equal aplomb. When Albarn sneaks in his own vocal toward the end about how we’re happiest when “we d