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Back to Basics

4 Ratings: 3.5
Pop and R&B album by Christina Aguilera

Back to Basics, Christina Aguilera's first disc in four years, refines and clarifies the--let's call it "sexy"--aura surrounding this platinum firebrand. Here, the best belter in a class that counts Jessica Simpson and Britney Spears on its roll call … see full wiki

Tags: Music, Pop, Album, R&b
4 reviews about Back to Basics
review by . November 03, 2006
Pros: Smart lyrics, excellent production, Christina¬ís voice.     Cons: None     The Bottom Line: Back To Basics is a once is a generation CD by a highly accomplished artist and has certainly found a permanent place in my musical library.      The modern American music scene has long been (almost) bereft of a true female vocal talent, what with Mariah’s voice on the wane and Whitney Houston just now climbing out of the drug-lined hole …
review by . November 03, 2006
After listening to this on and off I realizes that this album has it's moments but it won't be on heavy rotation on my personal player. This album has been promoted as a throw-back-retro of the blues, jazz, and soul cultivated during the past five decades unfortunately it really doesn't measures up to the task. Imitation this time is less than flattering to the R&B artists she holds in such high esteem.     Admittedly she has a great and mature voice as evidenced by her collaboration …
review by . August 16, 2006
I'll admit my biases up front: I think Christina Aguilera is just immensely, immensely talented. That she was ever miscast as a peer or contemporary of the likes of Britney Spears is one of the great mysteries of pop music reviewing I'll never grasp. Second bias - I think Stripped is one of the most honest, most musically diverse and most amazing sophomore efforts (not counting concept albums like Mi Reflejo) in recent pop music history.    That said, that she is taking yet another …
review by . August 15, 2006
So far, Christina Aguilera is setting herself up to be the new generation's Madonna in terms of taking chances with her musical directions and re-inventing herself with each album. We've seen her go from cookie-cutter pop star, to a "stripped" down diva. Now, she's taken on a classic star of yester-year, and you know what? She pulls it off.    "Back to Basics" is a good album. Yeah, it's not like anything on the radio or what's popular today, but that's it's main strength. This …
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Label: RCA
Genre: Pop, R&B
Release Date: August 15, 2006

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