Sunday, May 31, 2009

"On Our Own," Bobby Brown (8/5/89)
Ready for a run of killers and nearly-greats? Let's get it started with Bobby's inexplicably great soundtrack single, the "theme" from Ghostbusters II. In spite of a rap bridge in which Bobby extols the virtues of said ghostbusters - really! - this is a rawhide-tough New Jack cut with a caramel center that goes down as smoothly as 13-year-old Scotch. There's just even of that B-Brown sass to give it an edge, and just enough cushy synths to make it pop. And more orchestra hits than anyone needs. In a good way. A

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