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The Morning After The key to Cox's appeal on R&B radio and in gay discos is her melodramatic flair. On her third album, she infuses the best tunes with a fun combo of...The Morning After The key to Cox's appeal on R&B radio and in gay discos is her melodramatic flair. On her third album, she infuses the best tunes with a fun combo of...2002-11-08
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The Morning After

Lead Performer: Deborah Cox; Producer (group): J Records; Status: In Season

The key to Cox’s appeal on R&B radio and in gay discos is her melodramatic flair. On her third album, she infuses the best tunes with a fun combo of camp and conviction. The boo-hoo ballad ”Hurts So Much” finds her groveling for love. And the dance-floor burner ”Mr. Lonely” puts her in ”I Will Survive” mode. But too often the bloodless sentiments fail her. She’s a scenery-chewing actress without enough meaty roles.

Originally posted November 8 2002 — 12:00 AM EST

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