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Bang! Zoom

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Bang! Zoom

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Bobby McFerrin
Producers:
Blue Note
genre:
Pop

We gave it a B-

BOBBY MCFERRIN Bang! Zoom (Blue Note) Is McFerrin trying to underwrite his budding orchestra-conducting career by cutting an album of radio-friendly pop tunes like this? If so, one wishes he hadn’t thrown himself so wholeheartedly into fund-raising. Aiming at the bottom line with a load of sleek but bland pop-funk, and enlisting the cheesy Yellowjackets as collaborators, the magnificent vocalist sells his talents short. B-