In the aftermath of his 2010 concept album `Libra Scale', Ne-Yo hopes to get back on top with `RED', his fifth studio album that sees a new maturity in the king of R&B while still offering plenty of quintessential smooth grooves
There often comes a point in an artist's life where the need to veer off their usual creative path must be fulfilled. In the case of American R&B singer/songwriter Ne-Yo, that need materialised in a form of Libra Scale, his concept album based on an elaborate short story detailing the lives of three refuse collectors who _ to cut a long story short _ are forced to choose between being given everything they have ever wanted and falling in love.
While the same narrative would definitely make for a riveting episode of a television drama, it doesn't really translate well into a record. But far-flung concept aside, Libra Scale still yielded a handful of hits including Beautiful Monster, Champagne Life and One in a Million.
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