Music Review: 'The Trouble With Being Myself' from Macy Gray Critic Tom Moon reviews the new CD by Macy Gray. He includes Gray among a group of "neo-soul" artists — contemporary R&B musicians that have hit pay dirt by consciously emulating the sounds and songwriting devices of classic soul. The Trouble With Being Myself, evokes the sounds of Chaka Khan, Al Green and the Jackson Five.
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Music Review: 'The Trouble With Being Myself' from Macy Gray

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Music Review: 'The Trouble With Being Myself' from Macy Gray

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Critic Tom Moon reviews the new CD by Macy Gray. He includes Gray among a group of "neo-soul" artists — contemporary R&B musicians that have hit pay dirt by consciously emulating the sounds and songwriting devices of classic soul. The Trouble With Being Myself, evokes the sounds of Chaka Khan, Al Green and the Jackson Five.

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Trouble With Being Myself
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Macy Gray
Label
Epic
Released
2003

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