Love Is the Answer Barbra Streisand, the grande dame at 67, has no use for future-disco and NC-17 rappers. Her album of languid, impeccably arranged standards, Love Is the… Love Is the Answer Barbra Streisand, the grande dame at 67, has no use for future-disco and NC-17 rappers. Her album of languid, impeccably arranged standards, Love Is the… 2009-09-29 Barbra Streisand Pop
Music Review

Love Is the Answer (2009)

Barbra Streisand | SHE IS THE ANSWER Barbra Streisand
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SHE IS THE ANSWER Barbra Streisand
EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Sep 29, 2009; Lead Performance: Barbra Streisand; Genre: Pop

Barbra Streisand, the grande dame at 67, has no use for future-disco and NC-17 rappers. Her album of languid, impeccably arranged standards, Love Is the Answer, seems swathed in champagne bubbles and black velvet, be it a sluicing, string-laden bossa nova (''Gentle Rain'') or a Sinatra standby (''In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning''). Not exactly galvanizing stuff, but the woman still sings like buttah. 
B+

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Originally posted Sep 23, 2009 Published in issue #1068 Oct 02, 2009 Order article reprints
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