Music: Princesses Nubiennes

Les Nubians

If Sade were cloned twice and the resulting twin sisters were reared in France by members of the Fugees, the women might sound something like the French singing team Les Nubians. Sisters Helene and Celia Faussart have a warm, engaging sound that blends smooth jazz, soft pop and warm R. and B. with a dash of danceable hip-hop. There are an emotional generosity and a spiritual depth on this album that come through on every track.

--By Christopher John Farley

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