»Unplugged« - Sony BMG
How many MTV
unplugged records do we keep at home? At the end I can't really count much more
than three: Nirvana, Bob Dylan and the bootleg copy of Björk with the world
Saxophone quartet. Alicia Keys is said to be contesting under the »R&B«
section. Vague files and unproper documentations have lead in the past and present
to wrong spellings. Isn't what she does more of a soul pop mixture? Anyway: she
sings perfectely, the whole show is totally under control, it's her probably
usual repertoire plus »goodies« as a few uninteresting covers like »Wild
Horses« (not the song, the cover here). I don't find my way into her charms or
aura at all - I must say. I find her voice very common, short range and no
particular grain (though compared to Aguilera or Lopez she's deffinetely an
artist). As I've just seen she got awarded on MTV last week I sort of assume
she is as exciting as other award winners such as Green Day or Linkin Park.
For fans only.