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From the Bottom Up

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From the Bottom Up

Current Status:
In Season

We gave it a B-

Buoyed by the surprise hit ”If You Love Me,” this female trio (which debuted on Michael Jackson’s new MJJ label) revels in muted new-jack harmonies. Soul they’ve got, and when it outshines the synthesized sheen of the various producers on From the Bottom Up (MJJ/Epic) — as on their fluid cover of the Eagles’ ”I Can’t Tell You Why” and the superior funk number ”True to Me” — SWV, look out. B-