Tom Sinclair
May 29, 1998 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Hymns

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Corey Glover

We gave it a B-

Some hard-rock snobs hold that Glover’s Broadway-ready voice was the least appealing element of Living Colour. But in the context of the old school-flavored soul ballads that dominate his solo debut, Glover’s melismatic, gospel-infused singing seems wholly appropriate. And while his Al Green/Stevie Wonder homages may not be original, they’re miles more resonant than the metallic L.C. retread (and Hymns‘ first single) ”Do You First, Then Do Myself.” B-

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