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Music Review: 'Staying Power'

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Staying Power

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Barry White
Producers:
Private Music

We gave it a B-

The voice is still deep, the subject matter is still sex, the songs are still long (none shorter than five minutes), and the orchestration is still layered, complex, and hypnotic. Too bad the production is so blandly cheeseball. With its dinky-sounding drum machines and fuzak synth, Staying Power sounds woefully wimpy compared with White’s lavish symphonic ’70s recordings. B-