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Young Crooners Learn The Subtle Art of Seduction

Report by 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 ...

Romeos of Record

Comment by Amy Linden, New York Times Special Features Syndication, 9 April 1996

Today's black singers conquer charts and hearts by crooning instead of crowing. ...

Maxwell: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Paul Sexton, The Times, 25 June 1997

Romance in his soul ...

Maxwell: Embrya (Columbia); The Tony Rich Project: Birdseye (LaFace/Arista)

Review by Amy Linden, Vibe, August 1998

AT THE END of the day, chances are that 92 percent of all pop songs are about getting laid. Granted, that's a random number, but ...

Now's the Time? Maxwell's Now

Review by Miles Marshall Lewis, L.A. Weekly, September 2001

MAXWELL. Not D'Angelo-Maxwell. Not Bilal-Maxwell. Not Musiq Soulchild, even. Maxwell. ...

Mary J. Blige/Maxwell: O2 Arena, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 30 October 2016

Blige commands the stage with raw rage and consciousness-raising while neo-soul pioneer Maxwell melts the room with trademark loose grooves. ...


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