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Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch

Year
Album
Avg. Score
Reviews
Reception
Reaction
1991
Music for the People
2.6
23
mixed
varied
1992
You Gotta Believe
2.5
18
mixed
varied

Billboard

Music for the People

August 31, 1991

68

The project is far from a washout musically.

Indianapolis Star

Music for the People

September 16, 1991

C7

Lynn Dean Ford

Often listenable and danceable despite its highly derivative nature.

Nottingham Evening Post

Music for the People

3/4

November 8, 1991

14

Simon Button

Surprisingly good rap attack.

Washington Post

Music for the People

July 14, 1991

G1

David Mills

Although Marky Mark runs out of inspiration halfway through the album, "Music for the People" starts off with some hot, genuinely funky grooves.

Boston Globe

Music for the People

August 9, 1991

50

Paul Robicheau

Is this disc funky? Yes. Fresh? No.

Knoxville News-Sentinel

Music for the People

3/5

August 14, 1991

B1

Chuck Campbell

A solid, but unmemorable effort.

Calgary Herald

Music for the People

B

August 25, 1991

A13

James Muretich

Hold that lighter fluid – this is all right.

New York Daily News

Music for the People

2.5/5

August 25, 1991

City Lights 24

Jim Farber

Enjoyable street music for the cul-de-sacs.

Orlando Sentinel

Music for the People

3/5

August 30, 1991

Calendar 22

Parry Gettelman

The production is a whole lot hipper than the New Kids' records, and the songs are serviceable enough pop-rap.

Allentown Morning Call

Music for the People

September 7, 1991

A66

Ernie Long

If you can get past the NKOTB roots and the fact that MM is just a young white kid from Boston, you may find "Music" is worth a listen.

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