Adamski returned in 1998 with an album quite distinct from its predecessors, for several reasons. First, it's a true collaboration, with American house diva Gerideau, instead of the multiple vocalists on 1992's Naughty, and therefore lacks the somewhat scattered qualities of previous Adamski LPs. Second, Adamski's Thing reflects the producer's maturity (after raising his daughter), and is much closer to straight-ahead house (with a heavy Ibizan influence) than rave or hardcore. The singles "Intravenous Venus" and "One of the People" (with added vocals by his daughter) are quite solid, but overall Adamski's Thing sacrifices the energy of earlier Adamski recordings for a mainstream sound which leans uncomfortably close to blandness.
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AllMusic Review by John Bush