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Music Review: 'Ballad of Cleo & Joe'

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Ballad of Cleo & Joe

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Cyndi Lauper

We gave it a B

Lauper’s a dance diva, this pounding slice of electro-pop would have us believe. But she has too much personality to disappear into an anonymous dance mix. Having dropped her Betty Boop mannerisms, she sounds earthier than usual, giving ”Cleo & Joe” — an homage to a drag queen — the gospelish feel of early Donna Summer. B

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