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Gems

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Gems

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Patti LaBelle
Producers:
MCA

We gave it a B

PATTI LABELLE Gems (MCA) Patti LaBelle’s voice remains as hopeful as ever on the smooth ballads on Gems, so it must be the intimate, stripped-down arrangements that leave the listener so heavyhearted. From the quasi-religious ”Come as You Are” to the sultry ”Time Will Tell,” these gems are as plaintive as they are uplifting. B

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