Mind, Body & Song No sophomore slump for this new-jack female trio. Unlike most of their histrionic peers (Mariah Carey, SWV), Jade eschew vocal pyrotechnics and overproduction for a… Mind, Body & Song No sophomore slump for this new-jack female trio. Unlike most of their histrionic peers (Mariah Carey, SWV), Jade eschew vocal pyrotechnics and overproduction for a… Jade R&B
Music Review

Mind, Body & Song (1994)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Lead Performance: Jade; Genre: R&B

No sophomore slump for this new-jack female trio. Unlike most of their histrionic peers (Mariah Carey, SWV), Jade eschew vocal pyrotechnics and overproduction for a sparse musicality and an insouciant singing style. And here, on slinky three-quarter-speed cuts like ''What's Goin' On'' and ''Every Day of the Week,'' they rely even more on harmonies and rich instrumentation, showing just how confident — and sophisticated — they've become. A-

Originally posted Sep 30, 1994 Published in issue #242 Sep 30, 1994 Order article reprints
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