Reviews

Jaguar Wright

Jaguar Wright's sophomore album, Divorcing Neo 2 Marry Soul, comes just as people were beginning to ask, "Whatever happened to that bad-ass chick from Jay-Z's Unplugged?" Alas, Divorcing only glances at Jaguar's potential. Sure, the addictive "My Place" is the perfect soundtrack for intimate back rubs. "All the drinks are free/Ain't nobody here but you/But me," the neo-soul songstress-in-denial coos. But Divorcing's attempt to bring together sounds from the Seventies, Eighties, Nineties, and today comes across as sloppy and inconsistent. And Jaguar's ridiculing tone on "Told Ya," a song about the very serious issue of domestic violence, is more offensive than cute. Overall, Divorcing has too many skippable tracks to be a complete winner as an album.

KEEP MIAMI NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Topher Sanders