Don’t get me wrong, the songs themselves are perfectly good singles, but as a cohesive whole they fall flat because they do not jam together.
It’s as though they’ve put together the perfect team of athletes, all the best at what they do, but none of them work well together and ultimately fail.
A basic part of producing an album is giving it that defining touch that makes it work as a whole, each song working with and playing off the one before and after it, which Love? doesn’t do.
In terms of singles, there’s plenty on the album, but I’d be surprised if the album as a whole does better than the sales of singles.
But in today’s economy, sometimes the best you can do is sell a single. And if that’s what Jennifer Lopez was going for, then I guess she did a pretty alright job.
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