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Modern Anthem 002 Charting The Songs We Love So Well

Feature: Music Whitney – My Love is Your Love – Gay Rumours

By 1998 Whitney Houston had already been a pop icon for 14 years, with a voice that was regarded as the gold standard, but celebrated as she was, she was also struggling to revamp her sound. 1998’s My Love Is Your Love, Houston’s first studio album in eight years, saw her embrace new textures a world away from the power-balladry that had become her trademark. Of the album’s singles, ‘It’s Not Right But It’s Okay’ was one of the most contemporary. A shuffling, intricate beat from producer Darkchild (aka Rodney Jerkins), whose work with Brandy, Destiny’s Child and Jennifer Lopez would cement their star status, was aided by Houston’s powerful vocal performance.

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