Dave DiMartino
April 30, 1993 AT 04:00 AM EDT

The Grand Tour

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Aaron Neville
Producers
A&M

We gave it a B-

I have seen the future of Aaron Neville…and he’s making new Boz Scaggs records. When America’s most profoundly moving larynx wraps itself around Marvin Gaye’s ”The Bells,” it’s, as usual, artful as heck and pure falsetto heaven. But when he tackles the groove-laden ”My Brother, My Brother,” it hits you: on The Grand Tour Neville aims for What’s Going On, but comes up with Silk Degrees every time. Meaning: Great pop — but not great, Pop. B-

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