Carey, Mariah : Charmbracelet
Disappointingly sane comeback
Such is the feathery illusion created by the ninth Mariahthon. Nominally, 'Charmbracelet' is R&B, much like Tony Blair is nominally a socialist. The good news is that Jay-Z appears for 26 seconds. For the other 64 minutes, it's hard to sympathise with a woman who complains to the Lord about being "stigmatized" when she's sold 160 million records and wrote the album on a catamaran off Puerto Rico. Tragedies, all told, have been worse.
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