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87. ‘Try Again’ by Aaliyah (2000)

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on December 13, 2009 by G.K. Reid

In some ways, this could easily have been More than a Woman or We Need a Resolution because, let’s face it: all Aaliyah songs are more or less interchangeable.  But only with each other, not with any other young r’n’b songstress.  The work Aaliyah and Timbaland produced together is unique; her vocals, filtered through Timbo’s box of tricks, achieve a kind of muted sensuality and an authentic suggestion of young, somehow specifically feminine, wisdom.

Bonus points: RIP