My Abstract Heart was the disappointing followup to the hugely successful Keep Your Eye On Me. There's no Janet Jackson to sing along, just associate producer Eddie del Barrio providing a battery of synthesized strings, keyboards, bass, and percussion. Much of the album is somewhat melancholy, and the lack of any pop vocal connection (there is a laconic duet between Albert and Lani Hall on "When The Lights Go Down Low") kept it from finding much of an audience, although "3 O'Clock Jump" got to #59 in the Black singles chart.
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AllMusic Review by William Ruhlmann