Entertainment Weekly

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content

Article

Sade Interactive

Posted on

As drably by the numbers as an old VH1 programming block, Sade Interactive has all the accoutrements of the nascent enhanced-CD format: videos, an essay, lyrics, even a lame attempt at a trivia quiz. What it doesn’t have is the slightest whiff of excitement, which I ascribe half to the icy-cold, smooth-as-mousse ensemble and half to the programmers who make videos of such hits as ”Smooth Operator” look as if they were copied off third-generation VHS dubs. Most sadistic of all: Before this disc relinquishes its grip on your PC, it forces you to sit through two minutes of achingly slow credits. C-

Comments