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Happy People / U Saved Me by R. Kelly

R. Kelly

Happy People / U Saved Me

Release Date: Aug 24, 2004

Genre(s): Pop, R&B

Record label: Jive


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Album Review: Happy People / U Saved Me by R. Kelly

Very Good, Based on 2 Critics

AllMusic - 80
Based on rating 8/10

Since Happy People/U Saved Me delivers two distinct and cohesive albums, it could conceivably offer further ammunition for those defenders of Kelly who claim that he's made the best music of his career when under fire. There's some validity to that argument. Kelly has shrugged off the celeb cameos that littered his prescandal work (though, be honest, would Celine Dion guest on an R.

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The Guardian - 60
Based on rating 3/5

The child-abuse allegations hanging over him didn't stop R Kelly from making his best-ever single, Ignition Remix, last year. Nor have they induced him to slow down his frenetic work rate, as this very long double-album attests. Nearly two hours of music are split between a grinding Saturday-night side and its Sunday-morning "spiritual" counterpart.

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