Stevie B This Time

South Florida native Stevie B. (real name Steven Bernard Hill) represents that late-1980s/early 1990s flavour of dance pop that most would rather forget ("I Wanna Be the One” or "Because I Love You” anyone?). This Time isn’t so much a throwback to that era as it is trapped in it. Is dance pop your thing? If so, then you’ll love songs like "Old School Party,” "Special One” and "Summer Rain.” There isn’t anything wrong with high BPM electronica but this smacks of trying to recapture lost glory. Stevie B.’s signature sound and songwriting (take it to the bridge!) is intact and it appears that he hasn’t lost a step. (Independent)