Beach of the War Goddess

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Caron Wheeler
February 26, 1993 at 05:00 AM EST

The second solo album from Soul II Soul’s ex-vocalist is further evidence that black pop is growing less monolithic. Caron Wheeler’s voice is small but beautifully controlled; launching into her ecstatic, microtonal scatting, she sounds like a Senegalese Aretha. Beach of the War Goddess‘ sole blemish: ”Lite as a Feather”’s noxious conceit that AIDS was invented to kill off minorities. B+

Beach of the War Goddess

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