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Album Review

After the success of her debut, Adams doesn't change the formula for her second album. Which isn't a bad thing — the stylish love ballads she sings are some of the best adult contemporary pop of the early '90s.

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Oleta Adams powerful voice and incredible phrasing make her my first choice everytime!

No one breathes new life into the standards like this woman. While not on this album, her rendition of Everything Must Change remains my favourite recording of the song to date. She is technically gifted, but also soulfully brings the music to life. Oleta - please start recording again! -et


Born: May 04, 1953 in Seattle, WA

Genre: R&B/Soul

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Being the daughter of a minister, it's no surprise that Oleta Adams' roots are in gospel, as she often performed in her father's church. But her formal introduction to the masses began rather unexpectedly. While performing in a Kansas City hotel, Oleta Adams was discovered by Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal of Tears for Fears, and she was invited to participate in the recording of the British band's follow-up to the immensely popular 1985 album Songs From the Big Chair. When Tears for Fears unleashed...
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