4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
well done, christina!,
This review is from: Stripped (Audio CD)
this is certainly one of the best albums I ever bought. Usually it happens that two or three songs are pleasant and the rest is tasteless..here all the songs are pleasant, and many of them are really great! christina exploits the natural strength of her voice without caring much about the technique..it's just feelings shouted out in full power. Miss Aguilera is certainly one of the best young talents come out in the last ten years or so.
the songs per se are not the best songs ever written-the lyrics too..but christina's voice is able to give shivers down the spine anyway. Personally I think "I'm Ok" is really the best song. Paradoxically it is a song where the voice is quite bare, no virtuosisms, no lyricisms. but this is exactly the key. it's totally spontaneous. the voice is almost broken by the pain. all the feelings come out raw and clear, on the delicate melody of the guitar.
other beautiful songs: fighter, keep on singing my song, soar, infatuation..and many others!