If you're Shakira's ex-boyfriend – specifically, the one who sued her for $100 million in 2012 – you really don't want to hear this record. On Shakira., the Colombian-born singer and hip-shaker rejoices in dissing men who lie and "just want your money," while salivating over a new love's "legs that never end." She pins huge choruses and a mercurial vocal tone to music that's so effortlessly eccentric and omnivorous you'll hardly notice when a banjo (and Blake Shelton) enter on "Medicine." Shakira's lyrics have turned more commonplace in the past 10 years, but still, what other pop star would use the word "agnosticism" in a love ballad?
- RCA/Sony Latin Iberia
From The Archives Issue 1207: April 24, 2014
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