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Lisa Stansfield: Affection (Arista) ****

Amy Linden, Rolling Stone, 3 May 1990

ENGLAND HAS been spewing out the latest in hip soul stylists, but the "style" part hasn't been cutting the mustard. Mostly the records have been all sheen and no grit. That is, until now. Lisa Stansfield (previously the featured vocalist on Coldcut's club hit 'People Hold On') is the sleek soul mama for the Nineties.

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