LIVE: Charles Bradley

Charles Bradley, the Screaming Eagle of Soul, soared over a packed Observatory North Park on May 12, when Mothxr opened.

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Charles Bradley -- also rightfully known as the Screaming Eagle of Soul -- soared into Observatory North Park May 12, 2016.
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Brooklyn group Mothxr, fronted by actor Penn Badgley, opened the stage.
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Bradley, though nearly 70 years old, spent most of his career as a James Brown impersonator.
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That charisma and character is something that continues to live on in Bradley's live performances, even though he's now just being himself.
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Bradley released his debut record just five years ago.
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"No Time for Dreaming" was released in 2011, earning Bradley his initial recognition as an artist.
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The record was followed in two years by his sophomore effort, "Victim of Love."
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That release peaked at the No. 2 spot on Billboard's Top Heatseekers Albums chart and broke into the top 20 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart as well.
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Anyone who's seen Bradley perform live knows how he earned the name "Screaming Eagle of Soul."
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The man regularly throws back his head and rips his vocal cords into the mic, screaming the most soulful blows into crowds of all sizes.
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Mothxr formed in Brooklyn, where frontman Penn Badgley (pictured) met bandmates Jimmy Giannopoulos, Simon Oscroft and Darren Will.
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Badgley is best known for playing the character Dan Humphrey on the TV series "Gossip Girl."
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Mothxr released their debut album in February 2016.
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Titled "Centerfold," the record was recorded in studios across the United States.
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