Twenty Justin Bieber has called these R&B crooners a major influence, but seeing as how they've sold 60 million albums worldwide, they probably don't need the… Twenty Justin Bieber has called these R&B crooners a major influence, but seeing as how they've sold 60 million albums worldwide, they probably don't need the… 2011-10-25 Boyz II Men R&B MSM
Music Review

Twenty (2011)

STREET-CORNER SYMPHONICS The Boyz who influenced Justin Bieber reboot some of their greatest hits and serve up 12 new tracks
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STREET-CORNER SYMPHONICS The Boyz who influenced Justin Bieber reboot some of their greatest hits and serve up 12 new tracks
EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Oct 25, 2011; Lead Performance: Boyz II Men; Genre: R&B; Production: MSM

Justin Bieber has called these R&B crooners a major influence, but seeing as how they've sold 60 million albums worldwide, they probably don't need the shout-out. Twenty's two discs collect rerecorded hits like ''It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday,'' plus 12 new songs that highlight the now-trio's dazzling street-corner harmonies and unwavering devotion to '90s-style scented-candle slow jams. Saying goodbye to yesterday: It's harder than they thought. B

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Originally posted Oct 26, 2011 Published in issue #1179 Nov 04, 2011 Order article reprints