Music Review

Back to Me (2010)


Details Release Date: Aug 24, 2010; Lead Performance: Fantasia Barrino; Genre: R&B

I\'M DOIN\' ME Fantasia | Back to Me, Fantasia Barrino
I'M DOIN' ME Fantasia

After exploring her sensitive side on Broadway in The Color Purple, the American Idol champion returns to tough-talking R&B on her third 
 studio disc. ''If you gon' be the man, then be the man,'' she growls on the Ne-Yo-produced ''Man of the House,'' and Back to Me rarely gets bubblier than that. Fantasia's rough-hewn vocals shine best on ''The Thrill Is Gone,'' which features a similarly raspy 
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Originally posted Aug 11, 2010 Published in issue #1116-1117 Aug 20, 2010 Order article reprints

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