Alicia Keys has rarely ever sounded so at ease, so downright sensual, as she does as her latest. “Girl on Fire” is the R&B songstress’ first record since giving birth to her son, Egypt, and the newfound emphasis on looking inward recalls the mood of Beyoncé’s “4.” Special guests abound (from Nicki Minaj to Maxwell), but you can’t divert your ears from the magic Keys conjures on her own at her piano.
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