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The Grand Tour

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The Grand Tour

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Aaron Neville
Producers:
A&M

We gave it a B-

I have seen the future of Aaron Neville…and he’s making new Boz Scaggs records. When America’s most profoundly moving larynx wraps itself around Marvin Gaye’s ”The Bells,” it’s, as usual, artful as heck and pure falsetto heaven. But when he tackles the groove-laden ”My Brother, My Brother,” it hits you: on The Grand Tour Neville aims for What’s Going On, but comes up with Silk Degrees every time. Meaning: Great pop — but not great, Pop. B-

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