Three years after her debut album made a big impression in the European world music circuit, Paris-based Nigerian soul chanteuse Asa is back with Beautiful Imperfection. Recorded in Lagos, this swinging hybrid of soul, pop, reggae, and Nigerian music is a lighter, more joyful affair than its predecessor, showcasing Asa's sincere songwriting and mellow, seductive voice. ~ Mariano Prunes
Record Collector (magazine) (p.84) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Album highlight 'Bimp?' is something of a wonder, blending together an African vibe with power chords and Asa's wonderfully emotive singing. A work of beautiful perfection..."
Uncut (magazine) (p.75) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The Nigerian singer-songwriter continues to effortlessly blend pristine pop soul with the more indigenous sounds of her homeland on this second LP."