January 20, 2023

Elusion - Think About It!!!! (1998) ☠

Country: U.S.A. 
Genre: R&B
Label Number: 07863 66896-2
☠: Selected by Lass
© 1998 RCA Records
 Elusion is a fairly clever American urban variation on the successful Spice Girls formula. Instead of finding five girls with different, distinct personalities (or at least personalities that fit specific stereotypes), Elusion consists of two separate sets of identical twins -- hence, the "illusion" alluded to in Elusion. That doesn't necessarily give them a personality, but it does give them an identity, and that counts in the frequently faceless world of dance-pop and urban R&B. It would have helped if the music on the record was strong, of course, but that's not the case. Certainly, much of it is pleasant filler in the vein of SWVEn Vogue, and the Spices, but only a few of the songs really catch hold. But that's more than most of their contemporaries, and that alone makes Think About It a successful debut of sorts.

 tags: elusion, think about it, 1998, flac,


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