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Fans of sophisticated R&B know that romance is an art that presents infinite possibilities. This summer, two long-absent master practitioners return to enact a swooning revival. Retro-nuevo sophisticates are thrilling to "Pretty Wings," the first single from "BLACKsummers'night," the first album from Maxwell (pictured) in eight years, to be released July 7. And for those who like a little New Jack Swing in their step, 1980s chart-topper Al B. Sure! offers the long-player "Honey, I'm Home" on June 23, ending a 15-year absence from the scene. You already might have heard his enticingly nasty, vaguely cross-cultural new single, "I Love It (Papi Aye, Aye, Aye)."