UK chanteuse Amy Winehouse is quickly becoming known for two things: her drinking habit and her amazing voice. She combines the two on "Rehab," the opening song on her second album,Back to Black
, in which she sings, "They tried to make me go to rehab/I said no no no" (and her management companydid
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try to send her to rehab; not only did she say "no," she fired them). But even if the boozy, bluesy crooner "ain't got 70 days," she's definitely got the hottest follow-up album of the year, a record filled with sultry vocal stylings and popping with boppin' beats and sax bleats reminiscent of early '60s girl groups like the Shangri-Las (especially the Phil Spector-ish title track). Other highlights include the Dusty Springfield-feeling soul of "He Can Only Hold Her," the funkified "You Know I'm No Good," and the wistful, low-key ballad "Love Is a Losing Game."