Island Def Jam Music Group 
Simon Vozick-Levinson
November 17, 2010 AT 05:00 AM EST

Libra Scale

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Ne-Yo

We gave it a B+

This is ostensibly a concept album about a garbageman who develops superpowers right before falling in love (no joke), which explains the slow jam about telekinetic sex. For the most part, it?s easiest to enjoy Ne-Yo?s fourth set of well-built love songs on their own merits. On Libra Scale, he remains a charming falsetto vocalist with strong echoes of Michael Jackson, and his knack for romantic lyrics and sweet melodies is more than enough to entertain without a far-fetched story arc. B+

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Sci-fi serenade Telekinesis at last.fm

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