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New Beginning

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New Beginning

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Tracy Chapman

We gave it a B

There’s nothing terribly new about Tracy Chapman’s fourth collection of neo-folk ditties, New Beginning, which might as well be titled More Songs About Relationships and Social Ills. Still, her resonant voice imbues these low-key songs with a warmth that seduces you even as you wince at the sappy sentimentality of it all. B