Album Preview: ‘Basic Instinct’

After a few mishaps Ciara is gearing up to finally release her fourth album ‘Basic Instinct’ on December 14th. (Just an interesting note, isn’t it odd that both Ciara and Diddy-Dirty Money are releasing their insanely delayed albums on the same day?)

‘Ride’ was released as the first single back in April. The song hit big on the R&B chart peaking at number 3, but the album was pushed back from its August release date to ensure stronger sales.

Months later and Ciara has failed to gain another hit from the record. ‘Speechless’ failed to catch on and ‘Gimmer Dat’ has yet to hit the top 40 on the R&B charts, let alone the Billboard Hot 100. Things are looking shaky to say the least

Ali’s Blog posted a album sampler that I wanted to share with you all because the album actually sounds like a winner. It’s a shame because Ciara’s team seems to be lacking with promotion even though they have a strong album on their hands. Just as originally reported, the album seems to go back to Ciara’s roots.

There also seems to be a mix of the pop sound that as found on Ciara’s last album as well. I doubt that the first week sales will impress anyone, but hopefully the album is a slow burner. Thanks to Jon Ali for uploading this sampler on soundcloud and sharing it his blog!

Listen below and share your thoughts!

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4 thoughts on “Album Preview: ‘Basic Instinct’

  1. WTH? it doesnt sound good at all. she said it will be a goodies part II but what im hearing is the evolution part II, which sucks, cause everyone wants the uptempo Hip Hop R&B princess and not the mid tempo ballads that showcase her vocals (?). guess she’s one her way to get the same number of sales as fantasy ride. serve you right if you do, lose your urban roots and lose your fans.

  2. @Zee

    The Evolution is actually Ciara’s best album so if this is anything like that she’s gone back to her urban roots unlike Fantasy Ride which was more pop.

    The album sounds really good. Can’t wait to hear the full songs.

  3. ヅ•·.·´¯`·.·•-ΛalexisR The Summer King-♩ ♪ ♫ ♬ ★ ☆ ✰ T.I.P.•·.·´¯`·.·•ヅ on said:

    Heavy Rotation the one after Gimme Dat sounds so hot.

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