Traces of My Lipstick

With their third album, Traces of My Lipstick, Xscape have learned what every old bluesman already knows: Infidelity makes good grist for a torchy slice of soul music. Still, this is the ’90s, so the girls croon lines like ”Everyone Cheats” with pure nonchalance and save their tender, surrendering coos for ballads like ”Am I Dreamin’.” Traces is aided by the group’s longtime guru and hip-hop hook man, Jermaine Dupri. B

Traces of My Lipstick
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