Monday, 3 January 2011

They don't make them like this anymore

Joe writes: Boyz II Men, Tony Rich Project and K-Ci & Jo Jo were all known for at least one massive hit in the UK but later in their career, when even less fashionable, they were still making the odd great tune with hyper-polished production.

What happened to this style of artist? When they hit upon a great tune they seemed to me to be closer to the greats of soul music than most of what passes for R&B.

Water Runs Dry by Boyz II Men:

Honest Lover by K-Ci & Jo Jo with its fabulously over-the-top intro:

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