Give Keys' simmering voice and evident instrumental skills... the results are all the more frustrating. [5 Dec 2003, p.94]
The project is clearly laboring to be relevant to the current marketplace and thus suffers from a serious lack of cohesion.
An assured, adult statement.
An hour of heartful, artful singing enhanced by dense, yet fuss-free arrangements. [Jan 2004, p.106]
There are a handful of great moments, where risks are taken and ground is broken, but too often it opts for the familiar and the bland.
If she's going to make us read her diary entries, she's going to need something more compelling than this litany of cliche and hackneyed need-a-man Bridget Jones-wailing. [Feb 2004, p.72]