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Hall, Rashaun July 28, Retrieved December 9, — via Google Books. Hall, Rashaun September 8, Retrieved November 30, — via Google Books. Hardy, Ernest August 2, New York In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian eds. Austin: Citysearch. Loose Rap. Rock the Boat. More Than a Woman. Never No More. I Care 4 U. Extra Smooth. Read Between the Lines. U Got Nerve. I Refuse. It's Whatever. The lead single should have been all the incentive needed for the album.
Are you supposed to change? Who should be hurt? Will we remain? Timbaland, on the other hand, plays defense: "So what's it gonna be? Me and you? Or is it gonna be 'who blames who? But perhaps that's a good thing. In short, it's different, like much of the album. She's even modest while boosting her own ego: On "Loose Rap", an airy echo of a tune, she welcomes all competition: "I know you can come better than that," she says. Three equally different and incredible ballads accompany the album.
There's the slowest of them, "I Care 4 U", a jazzier soulful ballad, on which Aaliyah is sweet and endearing "Can I comfort you? Let you know I care for you? On "Never No More", she stands up to physical abuse, pouring out her heart "I promised myself you wouldn't put your hands on me again" while still keeping confidence. They're all great, but the standout is "I Refuse", a deeply emotional tale of the refusal to let him in again, beginning with horse-clopping in the rain, leading to a piano ballad which gradually grows mightier, becoming ferociously operatic by it's end.
They're both exude assertion, but there are certainly moments where the modesty is gone. Specifically, there's "U Got Nerve": over its creepy pitter-patter bass, Aaliyah plays fleeting devil in disguise. The chorus haunts "Who do you think you Blackground Records , Universal Music Group. Blackground Records. Retrieved May 23, August 25, Retrieved August 23, Archived from the original on September 13, Retrieved August 26, July 17, Retrieved April 1, Retrieved August 16, Atlantic Records , Virgin Records.
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