Tony Toni Tone: Sons of Soul (1993)

tony toni tone sons of soulBy Scott Goldfine

Tony Toni Tone, the R&B trio with the curiously repetitive name, has found increasing acceptance with each release. Their third album should elevate them to a new level of fame. The band stays true to pioneers such as Sly Stone and James Brown while forging their own fresh, distinctive style.

Sans a few pedestrian tracks, the Tonys are equally adept at slippery funk or tender love songs.

GRADE: B

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