Raymond v Raymond The man whose career-defining album was called Confessions is clearly no Greta Garbo when it comes to his personal business. Usher's sixth album has been… Raymond v Raymond The man whose career-defining album was called Confessions is clearly no Greta Garbo when it comes to his personal business. Usher's sixth album has been… 2010-03-30 Usher R&B
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Raymond v Raymond (2010)

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EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Mar 30, 2010; Lead Performance: Usher; Genre: R&B

The man whose career-defining album was called Confessions is clearly no Greta Garbo when it comes to his personal business. Usher's sixth album has been billed as his most intimate yet, but aside from the last-straw slow jam ''Papers,'' which explictly details the dissolution of his marriage, and heartfelt cheater's mea culpa ''Foolin' Around,'' Raymond v Raymond doesn't offer much real revelation. Its main aim is more standard issue: Sleek, grown-and-sexy R&B tuned to seduction, not divorce court. B–

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Originally posted Mar 22, 2010 Published in issue #1096 Apr 02, 2010 Order article reprints
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