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FrankAmy Winehouse's gossip-baiting ways might make some wonder whether everything smart about Back to Black was a fluke. It wasn't. Her first album &...FrankPopAmy Winehouse's gossip-baiting ways might make some wonder whether everything smart about Back to Black was a fluke. It wasn't. Her first album &...2007-11-10
Amy Winehouse
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Frank

Genre: Pop; Lead Performer: Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse’s gossip-baiting ways might make some wonder whether everything smart about Back to Black was a fluke. It wasn’t. Her first album — a U.K. smash in ‘03, now being issued here — bristles with fiercer intelligence, though it lacks the classic-soul warmth of the Mark Ronson-produced Black. On this jazzier debut, she’s closer to Sade…if Sade specialized in jaw-dropping put-downs of overfeminized boyfriends and pub-hopping tarts. Even greater things were to come, but Winehouse may never write a better song than ”F— Me Pumps.” A-
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