The Sensitive “Naked” Man / “Real” Love

(Okay, maybe not exactly the “naked” as in this old SNL skit, but I suppose it’s revealing in a different sense.)

I would like to think that I’m fortunate to be a product of the 80’s and 90’s. As a child, I would sit my parents’ car during our various outings as they listened to all the sappy love songs that would play on our local adult contemporary station, KOIT. I grew fond of a few artists back then such as Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, Peabo Bryson, Luther Vandross, and Michael Jackson just to name a few. Later, I got hooked on R&B and listened to artists like Boyz II Men, Blackstreet, Shai, Silk, Brian McKnight, and several others.

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Eric Benet – “Sometimes I Cry”

I just heard this song today and it made me remember how much I’ve been missing me some “real” R&B/Soul. The album, Lost In Time, is due this coming September. It has the feeling of a throwback, and I hope that the album brings more songs like this. With his last album, I’d say that “You’re the Only One” gave me a similar feeling when I heard it, even though I honestly wasn’t as satisfied with the Love and Life album as a whole. It didn’t give me the same complete satisfaction that I had with True To Myself and Hurricane. Either way, I’m definitely looking forward to the release. Continue reading “Eric Benet – “Sometimes I Cry””