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While he had always prided himself lyrically at "stopping outside the bedroom door", preferring romance to raunch, the modern charts were filled with R&B young bucks such as R Kelly, who revelled in their testosterone-fuelled, sexually explicit personas.
Where previously Vandross had surrounded himself with New York's finest instrumentalists, the new crop of hip-hop-based producers weren't trained musicians at all, relying instead on drum machines and samples of other people's records.
He formed his own group while still in high school and later worked with the Musical Theatre Workshop.Driving back to New York, I imagined him by himself in that isolated, exquisitely furnished home, and one of his signature songs kept playing in my head, A House is not a Home.It was the epitome of a Vandross song, shining a light on the heartbreak and loneliness that underpin so many everyday lives.He drifted back to session work for Quincy Jones, Patti Austin, Gwen Guthrie, Chic, and Sister Sledge.
Composing advertising jingles also financed this work.
Endless Love, a duet with Mariah Carey, reached UK number 3 in September 1994. At the time hospital spokesman did not release the cause of death but said in a statement that Vandross "never really recovered from" the 2003 stroke.