IN STORES NOW

It's been nearly 10 years since Sade's last studio CD -- and on its sixth effort, the British group (named for exotic frontwoman Sade Adu, 51) serves up grooves as intoxicating and timeless as their earlier hits.

Adu's silky vocals remain the enchanting centerpiece, especially on the reggae-flavored "Babyfather" and beat-driven title single. (Epic)

-- IAN DREW