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En Vogue

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En Vogue: Born To Sing (Atlantic 7567-82084)

Review by Andy Gill, The Independent, 1 June 1990

FOSTER/McELROY'S recent E = MC² LP was a decent enough piece of contemporary machine funk, but it lacked personality despite the snatches of comic dialogue ...

En Vogue: EV3 (EastWest/Elektra)

Review by Ann Powers, Spin, August 1997

IT'S ONLY fitting that EV3, En Vogue's first album since 1992's slam-dunk smash Funky Divas, hits the racks the same week the Women's National Basketball ...

En Vogue: No. 1 Out of the Box

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 30 April 1991

Having secured an almost unprecedented acceptance with their first LP, En Vogue intend to continue their high flying success story ...

En Vogue: Girl Power!

Interview by David Quantick, Q, July 1997

They are the quite spicy girls. A long time ago, they were manufactured by a pair of svengalis. Since then, they've had lorryloads of hits, ...

En Vogue: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by David Sinclair, The Times, 11 November 1992

A lot of heart, but not much soul David Sinclair is charmed, if not wholly convinced, by the British debut of a vocal group that has ...

Style Be There: En Vogue: EV3 (east west)

Review by Everett True, Melody Maker, 21 June 1997

Forget the bargain basement girl power of The Spice Girls — EN VOGUE are sexier, sassier and downright funky… ...

Quiet Storm: The Year In R&B

Report by Frank Owen, Vibe, December 1993

While no one was looking, a new kind of R&B became the dominant force in pop music. And still it gets no respect. ...

En Vogue: Diva-Stating

Interview by Jeff Lorez, Blues & Soul, 7 April 1992

Jeff Lorez travels to Oakland, California to talk to writer/producers Foster & McElory about the apparent True Brit in their new "Funky Divas" album for En Vogue — and to the ...

En Vogue: Funky Divas (East West America)

Review by Jeff Lorez, Blues & Soul, 7 April 1992

'This Is Your Life'; 'My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It)'; 'Hip-Hop Lover'; 'Free Your Mind'; 'Desire'; 'Giving Him Something He Can Feel'; 'It Ain't ...

Harmony Singing: You Have A Lovely Singing Voice

Report and Interview by Lloyd Bradley, Q, July 1993

Three years ago it had all but disappeared beneath the deluge of hard rap and technological beats. Now, from the choreographed trouser arousal of En ...

En Vogue: Sisters In Arms

Interview by Paolo Hewitt, Select, October 1990

Can girl groups be taken seriously and is there brains behind the beauty? Tough R&B hitmakers EN VOGUE put the politics into pop and make ...

En Vogue does not mean fashionable

Profile and Interview by Paul Sexton, The Times, 13 June 1997

Paul Sexton meets the trio that found success by the old-fashioned route — via talent, hard work, charm, that sort of stuff ...

En Vogue: Dawn! Maxine! Terry! Cindy!

Profile and Interview by Siân Pattenden, Smash Hits, 13 June 1990

They're four "comely" maidens from Oakland, California, who don't wear many clothes, but cry at sappy greetings cards and think quite highly of women's "issues". ...


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