Music Review

The Mask (1994)

EW's GRADE
B

Details Lead Performance: Kansas

Given the success of cohesive soundtracks like Above the Rim, there's no excuse for the haphazard collection of singles for The Mask. Jim Carrey's ''Cuban Pete'' isn't demented enough to be amusing, and songs by Vanessa Williams, K7, and Xscape fail to create a mood. Who wants to hear wet noodle Harry Connick Jr. after the funk of Tony Toni Tone? Wait for the singles. C-

Originally posted Aug 05, 1994 Published in issue #234 Aug 05, 1994 Order article reprints