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Mica Paris: Whisper a Prayer

Daryl Easlea, bbc.co.uk, 2010

BEFORE STRICTLY COME DANCING and celebrity status, Mica Paris was one of the UK's greatest soul divas. Whisper a Prayer was her third album and the first away from the hype that surrounded her early releases. After enjoying a modicum of US success, here the 24-year-old was working with what only could be deemed a stellar cast. Listing around 80 players and writers, Island looked at Whisper a Prayer as being Paris' true breakthrough album.

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