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Young Crooners Learn The Subtle Art of Seduction

Amy Linden, The New York Times, 7 April 1996

A QUIET revolution is at hand in urban music. Gone is the boasting about the girl you seduced last night and can't remember today. These days, the come-on of choice for rhythm-and-blues singers is a heated whisper. In recent months albums by Tony Rich, D'Angelo, Omar Lye-Fook and now Maxwell have redefined romance in rhythm-and-blues, putting a hip-hop spin on it.

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