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Moving On

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Moving On

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Oleta Adams

We gave it a B

Oleta Adams has pipes and a supple, gospel-fueled way with a song. On her third album Moving On, much of the pop-softened R&B is cleanly produced and blandly inoffensive — except for Lowell George’s ”Long Distance Love,” a blast of tough beauty that is the album’s pinnacle. To her credit, Adams makes the music sing, even when a middlebrow aesthetic threatens to sink soulful intentions. B

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