Passion (1993) In the wake of her top 5 hit with Peabo Bryson, "A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)," Regina Belle demonstrates that it's not enough for… Regina Belle R&B
Music Review

Passion (1993)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Lead Performance: Regina Belle; Genre: R&B

In the wake of her top 5 hit with Peabo Bryson, ''A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme),'' Regina Belle demonstrates that it's not enough for a diva to just work a song, which she does with classic big-voiced, jazz-flavored style — a diva should own it, which Belle does not on Passion. Of course, with lines like ''All I wanna do is go tango in Paris/You bring the Dom Perignon/Boy, let's get it on,'' renting makes more sense. B-

Originally posted Feb 19, 1993 Published in issue #158 Feb 19, 1993 Order article reprints