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  • Ji [Mercury, 1982] B

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Ji [Mercury, 1982]
The Stevie Wonder surrogate that vocalist-songwriter Junior Giscombe and keyboardist-producer Bob Carter have synthesized in their London studio is certainly England's most impressive recent export, but it does lack the effervescence and spacy lyricism of the real thing. Only on the two hits is the gift for the ordinary bewitching. B