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ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

Year
Avg. Score
Reviews
1990
3.5
38
1991
3.2
56
1992
3.5
32
1992
2
1993
2.7
58
1994
3.1
64
1995
2.9
42
1997
3.1
77
1998
3.2
34
1998
3.4
32
1999
2.8
74
2001
2.5
54
2001
3.8
12
2002
2.3
81
2003
2005
3.1
87
2005
1
2008
3.1
100
2008
3
2009
2.9
86
2010
3.3
49
2014
3.5
50
2018
4.1
20

ALBUM REVIEWS OVERVIEW

ALBUM REVIEWS TIMELINE

3

B–

Mariah Carey

1990

New York, NY, USA

June 8, 1990

3

B

Unison (1990)

1990

January 25, 1991

Jim Farber

Her singing remains tastefully unadorned.

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2

C–

Music for the People

1991

August 30, 1991

James Bernard

Trouble is, what he delivers is a pale imitation of Vanilla Ice’s simplistic pop-rap.

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2

C

Emotions

1991

New York, NY, USA

October 11, 1991

It's gospel without soul, love songs without passion, pop without buoyancy.

1

D+

You Gotta Believe

1992

October 9, 1992

Amy Linden

Mark is sorely deficient in the two key hip-hop disciplines: He can’t rhyme and he can’t rap.

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2

C+

Music Box

1993

New York, NY, USA

August 27, 1993

Carey completes her transformation into a human mall—a hodgepodge of bits and pieces of various cultures blanded out within an artificial environment.

2

C

Dion chante Plamondon (1991)

1991

June 24, 1994

David Browne

Dion sounds friskier than she does on her English-language ballads; still, there's only so much one can do with a song called ''Le Blues Du Businessman."

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2

C

Merry Christmas

1994

November 18, 1994

3

B

Daydream

1995

October 13, 1995

Ken Tucker

3

B

March 15, 1996

Chuck Eddy

There’s something compellingly eccentric about even the mushiest ballads

ALBUM REVIEWS LIST

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