It boasts a definite spirit of adventure, with vocals that effortlessly tackle pop-rock, menacing funk and new-wave disco. But there are missteps, such as the torchy 'What Is Love.' [26 Oct 2007, p.67]
AnthonyD.Oct 13, 2007An amazing and challenging album. It takes risks and the listener is rewarded again and again!
Kevin.Oct 13, 2007Love this Album, Deborah's Best Solo album to date!!!
hpOct 13, 2007"Necessary Evil '' best album Debbie does sinds "Plastic Letters"
toddw.Oct 14, 2007there were only 2 songs that i couldve done without.i think this cd is very good.its alot stronger than the last 2 Blondie cds.it can be campy at times but i think thats part of the charm.… Expand
hristov.Oct 15, 2007good and updated production, perfect voice. if not her best solo, surly pretty close. grab it!
ChristianBOct 14, 2007All the evidence Deborah Harry ever needed to prove she wasn't Blondie. These songs might work with some of the band's cheeky recklessness behind them. As it stands, Harry's previous solo albums show she can do great work without them when she takes a less experimental tack. On Necessary Evil, it's painfully obvious Debbie is trying to be Blondie, without the rest of that powerhouse behind her to bring it to fruition. Bitterly disappointing from a usually inspiring performer.… Expand
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