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The Most Memorable Albums of 1999 (Part 3)

Part three of the Most Memorable Albums of 1999 sports the debuts of the White Stripes, Beyoncé, and Christina Aguilera and stellar electronic music from Basement Jaxx, the Chemical Brothers, and µ-Ziq.

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Macy Gray: Stripped

Macy Gray reimagines some old work, provides some new work, and tackles other artists' work in an exciting, triumphant new LP.

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Galactic: Into the Deep

When Galactic explores the deep, it's the places we all found before, explored, had a little fun with, left, and sort of forgot about for a while.

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Galactic - "Into the Deep (feat. Macy Gray)" (audio) (Premiere)

New Orleans jam experts Galactic are joined by Macy Gray for a soulful number in the form of "Into the Deep", the title cut off of their forthcoming LP.

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Macy Gray: Covered

Macy Gray’s Covered distinguishes itself from so many other (largely pointless) cover albums because her musical tastes are highly eclectic and she’s not taking herself too seriously here.

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Holmes: Covers

From Queen to the King, Roy Shakked's covers album provides old fashioned fun.

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One Hit Wonder: Dancing with the Stars Edition

The upcoming season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars features two official one-hit wonders and one wannabe.

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Macy Gray: Big

It’s hard to imagine that Macy’s lost her mojo already, but after two straight mediocre albums, it definitely appears there’s a spark missing.

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Idlewild (2006)

Percy's a mortician, aware of the ways that bodies can be disfigured and rearranged, how life and death are performances for audiences.

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Lightning in a Bottle (2004)

For director Antoine Fuqua, it was clear that the right place to start a concert imagining the history of the blues would start with a song from Africa.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Lightning in a Bottle (2004)

The sensational Buddy Guy is his own, allusive story, as he incarnates a bridge between generations and styles.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

'Actually,' Frank Coraci begins his commentary for Around the World in 80 Days, 'I never wanted to do a director's commentary.'"

Cynthia Fuchs
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Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

The absolutely scariest scene in Around the World in 80 Days features Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Spider-Man: Deluxe Edition (2003)

On screen, Spider-Man necessarily becomes more literal, less imaginative.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Scary Movie 3 (2003)

Just when you thought the Scary Movie franchise had run out of ideas, here it comes again -- looking like it's run out of ideas.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Macy Gray: The Trouble With Being Myself

The wonders of Macy Gray are multifarious. By turns ferocious and vulnerable, seductive and schemey, she appears an artist with range and ambition, not to mention a complex emotional history that informs everything she does.

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Spider-Man (2002)

Spider-Man doesn't get caught up in its own snazzy special effects.

Todd R. Ramlow
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Macy Gray: The Id

What Gray possesses is a distinct voice and even more distinct personality that has given her the kind of visibility that she could have never imagined-the gawky brown girl with the squeaky voice has perhaps "queered" our perceptions of "The Diva".

Mark Anthony Neal

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