"Say My Name"

The teen-smoothie sensation might purr, "Baby girl, I know you got your needs," but this slow jam proves he also knows what her mom wants. "Say My Name" is an impressively precise replica of circa-1989 cheese-guitar prom juice, á la Richard Marx or Tommy Page, with a soupçon of Speedwagon and a nod to a certain Destiny's Child oldie.

From The Archives Issue 1215: August 14, 2014
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