Caroline Sullivan of The Guardian reviewed Mary J. Blige’s new album ‘The Breakthrough’, giving it 3 out of 5 stars. Sullivan says that “to criticize ‘The Breakthrough’ is to reckon without the stunning power of her voice. Blige may be celebrating no more drama in her life, but when she wants to, she can still sing like a drama queen. These are The ‘Breakthrough’s high points.” She added, “The lyrics may be wet, but she sings with cool conviction, not wasting a note, and certainly not indulging in Dionesque hit-that-crescendo rubbish.” Read more.
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