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Illuminations

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Illuminations

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Josh Groban
genre:
POP

We gave it a B+

The pop-?classical crooner hired Rick Rubin to produce Illuminations, the follow-up to 2007?s zillion-selling Noël, but the result is no clumsy bad-boy makeover. In fact, if you can get past lyrics bloated with dark nights and winter moons, Illuminations might be Groban?s handsomest effort yet. ”Bells of New York City” raises goose bumps with a haunting melody, while ”Você Existe Em Mim” packs real percussive heat. B+

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