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All Saints

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All Saints

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
London
genre:
POP

We gave it a C

As All Saints (London) are quick to emphasize, there’s nothing Spicy about this all-female quartet, who cowrite their own songs and can supposedly vocalize on key. But what the Spice Girls know, and All Saints (and other wannabes like She Moves) don’t, is that talent isn’t everything — pop is as much about personality as chops. Politely harmonizing over humdrum-machine R&B, All Saints are competent but unexciting, a diet-flavor En Vogue. Their upbeat ditties, like the single ”I Know Where It’s At,” are their best, but even those tracks cook over a low-to-medium flame. All Saints can sing, but their music rarely does. C