Island Def Jam
Jennifer Lopez is a great idea. A gorgeous Nuyorican singer, movie star and, now, American Idol judge ”“ on paper, she’s a perfect fit for a 21st-century pop culture that has collapsed old genre barriers. But the reality of Jennifer Lopez is… blah. Love? arrives with shiny production credits ”“ Tricky Stewart and the-Dream, RedOne, Stargate. But it’s undone by J.Lo’s slight voice and slighter personality. There are exactly two satisfying songs, ”˜On the Floor’ and the wind-whipped ”˜Until It Beats No More.’ Elsewhere, Lopez just does tame impressions of club vixens, battle-scarred romantics and, um, singers.
Key Tracks: ”˜On the Floor,’ ”˜Until It Beats No More’