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Otis Redding’s “I’ve Been Loving You for Too Long” gets smaller and sweeter, Harold Melvin’s “If You Don’t Know Me by Now” more mournful.
Twenty years after her self-titled debut, Tracy Chapman remains true to her musical calling: soul-rich folk melodies around a voice of honesty and nuance that nails ambivalence like no other.
From a technical standpoint, the album sounds fabulous, but what will most seduce the listener is Scott’s sound.
He’s got a dusky, warm tone that invites multiple spins.
Between Q-Tip, Guns N’ Roses and Eminem, it’s a big fall for the long-missing.
Billboard praised David Archuleta, calling it "charming" and filled with performances "meant for arenas." It also credited Archuleta as having a "once-in-a-decade pop voice: A silky tenor with a natural melancholy." Ken Barnes of USA Today gave the album a positive review saying, "On American Idol runner-up David Archuleta’s first, self-titled album, the 17-year-old singer delivers a non-stop succession of polite pop songs swathed in gauzy cotton-candy textures and catchy choruses.
And that's exactly what he should be doing." The New York Times writes "(Archuleta) has a lovely, foggy R&B voice out of scale with his small body".
Tip hits his stride on “You,” a tale of suspicious minds with a nagging beat, and there are a few highly welcome moments of rat-a-tat freestyle on “Dance on Glass.” But his jazzy vibe, once novel and aggressively refreshing, seems buried here in a curiously midtempo sea of slow jams and hook-challenged R&B.
Former Alabama lead singer Randy Owen’s solo debut walks a fine line that will please both Alabama faithful and new fans.
Chorusless opener “Sing for You” is one of Chapman’s signature sad yet sunny tunes of love gone by, building straight from a hooky verse to a strong, marching bridge.