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Next (Music - Vanessa L. Williams)

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Vanessa Williams
Producers:
Mercury Records

We gave it a B-

Vanessa Williams has a talent for turning steamy pop cliches into platinum records, so it comes as no great surprise that her fourth pop studio release, Next, is packed with lots of radio-friendly love, longing, and loss. The up-tempo assertiveness of ”Happiness” and the bittersweet ”Start Again” (written and produced by R. Kelly) should especially please fans of her come-hither style. B-