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January 14, 2010 Neo-Soul star Maxwell is back on the music scene with his new album, Blacksummer's Night. His return comes following a lengthy hiatus from the music scene. He made a huge splash in the music world with his 1996 debut album Urban Hang Suite, which drew both big sales and rave reviews. Maxwell talks about taking a break from making music — during which he discovered his inner-self and romance — and how he manages to balance fame with enjoying the simpler pleasures of life.
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July 22, 2009 At a time when soul music is heavily tricked-out, singer Maxwell likes to pare things down, inviting listeners in with his smooth, fluttery singing and raw emotion. In 2001, Maxwell scored a top-selling album, then disappeared. He's back with a new album, BLACKsummers' Night.
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