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Album review: Brian McKnight's masterful 'More Than Words'
Album review: Brian McKnight's masterful 'More Than Words'

At  South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, last week, Justin Timberlake diverted a huge amount of attention from the kind of up-and-coming acts the music fest was founded to spotlight. But if the pop superstar's intimate club gig Saturday night prevented someone from seeing the latest Animal Collective clone, well, I'm OK with that. The latest Animal Collective clone probably isn't any good. More troubling is the way Timberlake's album "The 20/20 Experience," which I like very much, is overshadowing another adventurous soul record released Tuesday: "More Than Words" by Brian McKnight, the R&B veteran who beyond his own work has written and...