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In Love & War

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Amerie

In Love and War

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
performer:
Sandra Bullock, Chris O'Donnell
genre:
Drama, Romance

We gave it a B

Amerie tore up the charts in 2005 with ”1 Thing,” then spent much of the next four years in major-label limbo. Nothing on her comeback effort. In Love & War matches the brash energy of her biggest hit — though it’s not for lack of trying, with many of these tunes shamelessly mimicking that one. Most settle for a less distinctive funk-pop sound that’s still more adventurous than the majority of contemporary R&B. Too bad the same can’t be said of the soggy ballads that weigh down the second half. B

Download This: Listen to the song Dangerous at imeem.com

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