Lisa Stansfield On her third domestic release, Lisa Stansfield , U.K.-based singer Lisa Stansfield plays her old-school R&B straight — too straight, maybe — unleashing white-soul-queen riffs… Lisa Stansfield On her third domestic release, Lisa Stansfield , U.K.-based singer Lisa Stansfield plays her old-school R&B straight — too straight, maybe — unleashing white-soul-queen riffs… Lisa Stansfield
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Lisa Stansfield

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B-

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On her third domestic release, Lisa Stansfield, U.K.-based singer Lisa Stansfield plays her old-school R&B straight — too straight, maybe — unleashing white-soul-queen riffs over disco grooves or pop-soul ballads spiced with horns, strings, and backup vocals. She does right by Phyllis Hyman's hit ''You Know How to Love Me'' with one foot in the happy-face '70s. The other foot is in the cultural limbo land known as the '90s. B-

Originally posted Aug 01, 1997 Published in issue #390 Aug 01, 1997 Order article reprints
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