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Back To Basics (Aust Tour Edition) 2Cd+Dvd [PAL, Import]

Christina Aguilera Audio CD
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With 30 million albums sold worldwide and the prestigious honor of being the only artist under the age of 30 included in Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of the 100 greatest singers of all time, 5 time Grammy Award winner Christina Aguilera has already achieved an unprecedented level of success. Aguilera’s been hard at work in the studio for the past year and is pleased to announce ... Read more in Amazon's Christina Aguilera Store

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  • Audio CD (7 Sep 2007)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: PAL, Import
  • Label: Sony Music
  • ASIN: B000RT3R2W
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 438,523 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Back to Basics - Winning Formulas 17 Aug 2006
Format:Audio CD
I have to say before i start that this normally isnt the type of artist i listen to. im very guitar driven/obsessed i love the likes of Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and Santana. But there is something about christina that just stands out from the rest. This album is sung which such enthusiasm for the genres she clearly loves and let me tell you there is variety a plenty here. She touchs on the great classic genres such as blues and jazz, old style RnB and maybe even a hint of Gospel and 70's Disco.

this all adds up to something attractively fresh. Fresh is the key in this day an age too many of her fellow performers stickin with the same formula for guaranteed success she constantly goes out of the way to find something different which is risky but she pulls it off again. simply beautiful!
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25 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Tale Of Two Disks Connected By Pure Quality! 4 Sep 2006
By Ben
Format:Audio CD
Disk One:

01:Intro (Back To Basics) - Nice little intro, nothing special but I assume she'll keep the into's coming with every album: (6/10)

02:Makes Me Wanna Pray - Love the gospel vibe, the vocals are amazing although OTT but I like: (7/10)

03:Back In The Day - One of my favourates from disk one, fresh with a great vibe - it doesn't get much better: (9/10)

04:Ain't No Other Man - I've over-exposed myself to this track now, but a great comeback: (8/10)

05:Understand - I simply love it, such a great r&b ballad a true highlight: (9/10)

06:Slow Down Baby - The most urban track and it took me a while to get into but good enough to keep on listening: (7/10)

07:Oh Mother - heartfelt and moving, prehaps my favourate from disk 1: (10/10)

08:F.U.S.S (Interlude) - Um, lyrically hillarious and loving her attitude but why is it here!? Not necessary: (4/10)

09:On Our Way - Nice vibe but kinda average for her, I can still listen too it with ease though: (6/10)

10:Without You - Loving how different it is to the rest of the disk, has that mellowness I love: (8/10)

11:Still Dirrty - has one of the most addictive beats on the album, a good carry on from a classic pop song: (8/10)

12:Here To Stay - I hope she is! Although a weaker moment, its undoubtedly Aguilera with the empowering lyrics: (6/10)

13:Thank You(Dedication To Fans...) - well I like the beginning and the parts where she sings...: (2/10)

Disk Two:

01:Enter The Circus - Just Genius: (10/10)

02:Welcome - love the lyrics, gives us a true taster of what her life is like as an entertainer: (8/10)

03:Candyman - fun, different and sexy. what more do you want from a record?
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Honour the Example 20 Jun 2007
By Steve Keen TOP 1000 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
If you're not someone who's willing to take Christina Aguilera seriously, look away now. The following is definitely not for you.

I resisted buying this collection for a long time, because I'd liked Stripped so much that I knew I was expecting too much for a repeat. I was right, but the outcome is not all bad.

After the Intro, Makes Me Wanna Pray kicks off proceedings with a belting gospel sound, with Christina accompanied by Steve Winwood, who people of my generation will know from the Spencer Davis Group and Traffic.

Next up, Back In The Day is a dedication to the artistes who have presumably inspired the collection, opening with what sounds like a sample from Neneh Cherry's Buffalo Stance, and with voiceovers reminiscent of Greg Osby's Honor The Example from 3-D Lifestyles, though there are probably more people get namechecks - Miles, Trane and Otis Redding to name but three. If the song is successful in turning Aguilera's audience on to any one of the people namechecked then it's all right with me.

Understand samples the bluesy 1967 recording Nearer To You by soul diva Betty Harris, in which she was partnered by Allen Toussaint, which complements the main song well, but the sample also makes you want to hear more.

Oh Mother and Still Dirrty explore subjects Aguilera has tackled before - domestic violence and hypocrisy.

CD2 opens with a couple of circus-themed pieces, the first of which bizarrely brought to mind Emerson, Lake and Palmer's Karn Evil 9 (I'm sure Christina's never even heard of it!). The second, Welcome, is a good song, and uses Aguilera's cast-iron voice to full effect.

The set then moves on to three 1940s-style bump'n'grind songs.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome Aguilera 15 Jan 2010
Format:Audio CD
Certainly gone back to basics exactly what it says on the tin absolutly amazing. Amazing voice and an amazing lyrics can play that album all day wouldnt bother me.
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5.0 out of 5 stars ~Back to Basics~ 18 Jan 2009
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Christina Aguilera is a one in a million artist, through her debut album she crafted a very old-school bubblegum pop mood which i didn't perticularly find interesting enough for me to become a fan, however Stripped was an entirely different album and altogether was a far more deeper and rythemetic album which reflected blues and RnB as her influence which eternally expressed Xtina's creativity with lyrics and balanced some incredibly deep and moving songs.
Chritina made the right move to pull a new dynamic out of the bag with this stunning album...to go back to her musical roots and establish her fetish for 20's and 30's style music and the result is very exceptional indeed .
crammed with 22 tracks spanned over two splendid discs, there are no fillers but instead some great introduction numbers and excellently 'belted' and produced songs which tested producers mark Ronson and writer Linda Perry...but together they have made one of the best albums of that year that so far has stood the 3 years since its release and is Aguilera's most triumphant and acclaimed album.
Stripped was a minor dissappointment production wise...Back To Basics however is one of my 25 top albums.
there are too many tracks to favour, they're all brilliant with excellent beats and 4 splendid singles.

the tracklist-
DiSc One-
intro(Back To Basics-sets the standard for this set-10/10.
Makes Me Wanna Pray-a genuinly thrilling song that expresses a new and unusual style for Aguilera...
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
excellent
Published 21 days ago by Julie Frost
5.0 out of 5 stars Golden record
Every single thing about this record is perfect. Music, lyrics, imagery, design of package.
Christina's second best era (next to Stripped).
Published 3 months ago by twistedxone
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing album by Christina
Excellent album by Christina, I love all the tracks and can listen to this album like some of her previous ones over and over again, which is saying something as I have over 600... Read more
Published 5 months ago by Tony
5.0 out of 5 stars Back to Basics really is probably her best album
Christina really has written some unique quality that she brings with soul, heart, sexiness, power to woman and bring the singing, sound and fashion of the 30's, 40's and mainly... Read more
Published 8 months ago by Josh Grahame
3.0 out of 5 stars Not her best.....
...........but well worth a listen. It has some funky tracks which will get your feet tapping as well as some more thoughtful material too.
Published 9 months ago by Len Mayatt
5.0 out of 5 stars "nd cd even better!
After hearing the track 'Candy man' I decided to order this album and absolutely love it particularly the 2nd cd... Read more
Published 15 months ago by .
3.0 out of 5 stars Good, but not brilliant
If you after a classic Christiana album, this is not the one. If you're after something different, something that shows the versatility of this artist then buy it. Read more
Published 15 months ago by Patrick
5.0 out of 5 stars Back To Basics
Christina Aguilera here shows her really professionalism and talent, she is a punch in the stomach, and sweet as shw wants to also..
Published 16 months ago by Daniel
3.0 out of 5 stars back to
not the best one from christina but its o.k. i think you would be getting better if you got one of the others from christina
Published 17 months ago by MRS DEBORAH POWELL
5.0 out of 5 stars Christina
Cd. Bought as a result of seeing her and hearing her in the file burlesque. Fantastic voice. Such power. Great.
Published 18 months ago by PamP
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