Honestly Aguilera came across a sound with lots of potential she can easily pull off with her charisma at full flow... Sadly, some compositions don't impress nearly as much as I feel like they should for such a voice and such a style. It's not until that extra 2nd part of the album that the style is perfectioned, even if it switches to going full vintage instead of building 2000s R&B from those vintage sounds.
Highlights: Intro (Back To Basics), Ain't No Other Man, F.U.S.S. Interlude, Slow ... read more