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Paula Abdul's State-of-the-Art Dance Pop

Report by Simon Reynolds, The New York Times, 12 May 1991

JUST AS THERE are those who worry about additive-riddled junk food, so too there's an unofficial "campaign for real music." ...

Paula Abdul: Spellbound (Virgin America/All formats)

Review by Betty Page, New Musical Express, 27 July 1991

THIS RECORD is plainly a miracle of self-belief and positive thinking, a triumph over adversity. Paula Abdul always knew she could dance, but all those ...

Paula Abdul

Profile and Interview by Mark Cooper, Q, August 1991

THE FAMOUS DANCER'S legs are hidden by the kind of white trouser suit favoured by the molls of Italian mobsters, but the tiny figure with ...

Paula Abdul

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, 'Faber Companion to 20th Century Popular Music', 2001

DANCER AND choreographer Paula Abdul was one of America's most successful singers of the early '90s. Her first three albums of lightweight pop-dance music offered ...


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