Ciara: Goodies (LaFace/Zomba) **
Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian, 5 August 2005
WHY DO R&B divas keep losing their nerve? Destiny's Child's last album saw them regress from unstoppable robo-Amazons into simpering wifeys, and Atlanta newcomer Ciara achieves the same decline in less than an hour.
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