The Way It Is - Keyshia Cole
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8.6

Universal acclaim- based on 29 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 26 out of 29
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 29
  3. Negative: 3 out of 29

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Metascore
75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 9
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  1. Sadly, The Way It Is never quite lives up to the album it could have been.
  2. Cole's voice is sweet and ringing, like a wiser version of Lil' Mo who has had to weather a tremendous amount of drama.
  3. 60
    Dry and straightforward disco-soul. [Jul 2005, p.116]