"A House Is Not A Home"

dionne warwick

Fifty years after Warwick first belted this schmaltzy heartbreak song, she's teamed with Ne-Yo to recut it as a smoother, jazzier ballad. Although a bass groove and Ne-Yo's vocal quivering make it sound modern, they've also polished away its fundamental sadness.

From The Archives Issue 1210: June 5, 2014