On How Life Is
After overcoming personal and professional heartbreaks and disappointments, Macy Gray proved that perseverance pays off. Blessed with an incredible "who is that?" voice and outstanding taste, Gray overcame initial disinterest in her work and eventually won a Grammy for Best Pop Vocalist. On How Life Is parlays Gray's wonderfully freaky voice into a thing of exquisite beauty, especially on masterful expressions of pain like "I Try" and "Why Didn't You Call Me?" as she hits every fabulous note, including a few cracks and quirks.