Last year, Withers — no relation to soul singer Bill Withers — earned a Tony nomination for her role in Broadway’s The Color Purple. Now she’s attempting to cross over from theater to R&B. ”Be With You,” the first single from her debut CD, It Can Happen to Anyone, is a sleek and sexy groove that surpasses the album’s dull mix of adult contemporary dance songs and ballads. Not unlike Jennifer Holliday and Heather Headley, Withers proves that gorgeous musical-theater voices don’t always make gorgeous albums.
It Can Happen to Anyone Last year, Withers — no relation to soul singer Bill Withers — earned a Tony nomination for her role in Broadway's The Color Purple...It Can Happen to AnyoneR&B Last year, Withers — no relation to soul singer Bill Withers — earned a Tony nomination for her role in Broadway's The Color Purple...2007-01-26
Genre: R&B; Lead Performer: Elisabeth Withers; Producer (group): Blue Note
Posted January 26 2007 — 12:00 AM EST
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