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Music Single Review: 'Angel'

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Angel

type:
TV Show
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof, Glenn Quinn, J. August Richards, Amy Acker, Eliza Dushku, Andy Hallett, Christian Kane, Mark Lutz, James Marsters, Stephanie Romanov, Vincent Kartheiser
Producer:
Joss Whedon
broadcaster:
WB
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, Drama

We gave it a B-

The first single from Simply Red’s Greatest Hits joins Mick Hucknall’s keening croon to the Fugees’ smoky harmonies on a cover of Aretha Franklin’s ’73 hit ”Angel”. This low-key pleaser exerts a romantic pull, but no one involved achieves Lady Soul’s spiritual sexiness, and the voices never quite mesh. A well-executed commercial stunt, basically. B-

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