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Gloria Estefan: Into The Light (Epic/All formats)

David Quantick, New Musical Express, 16 February 1991

THE TRUE Empress of Pop is among us once more. The other pop stars are fine, but in comparison resemble cartoon characters. Neither Prince (boggly eyes, comedy tongue), Madonna (Gaultier panto falsies, silly films), George Michael (living compilation album of other people's attitudes) or Michael Jackson (Mickey Mouse has a Michael Jackson watch) have anything approaching the dignity a proper Pop Star should have — but Gloria Estefan exudes gravitas.

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