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Wishes

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Although he gets solo billing on this tune from the Kazaam soundtrack, Boyz II Men’s Nathan Morris is hardly alone. Producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis have accessorized his gauzy croon with layers of frills: ”Wishes” has tinkly synth effects, a syncopated beat, mini-choir harmonies, an ancient Buffalo Springfield sample, and whistling. If that sounds like too much, it is. And no one even bothered to toss in a melody worth humming to. C+

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