February 16, 2001 at 05:00 AM EST
We gave it a B

Human is too glib and uneven to ignite new excitement. Stewart gets visitation rights with the R&B muse on ”Soul on Soul,” ”It Was Love That We Needed,” and Macy Gray’s ode to infatuation, ”Smitten.” A silly pop ditty, ”Charlie Parker Loves Me,” though, takes the bebop king’s name in vain. The rocker-cum-blandster preens and poses the musical question ”Do you still think I’m sexy?” rather than furthering artistic evolution. C+

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