Label: Arista - 07822 18699 2,BMG - 07822 18699 2 • Format: CD Album • Country: Indonesia • Genre: Pop, Stage & Screen • Style: Soundtrack, Theme, Pop Rock, Synth-pop, Ballad
Waiting to Exhale: Original Soundtrack Album is a soundtrack for the film of the same namereleased on November 14, by Arista Records. All songs were written and produced by Babyfaceexcept for "My Funny Valentine". The album also includes songs by lesser-known artists like Shanna and Sonja Marie.
Upon release, Waiting to Exhale Soundtrack received critical acclaim. Stephen Holden and Jon Pareles of the New York Times praised Babyface's ability as composer and producer, both choosing the album as one of the top 10 albums of Hoden described him as "the most creative pop-soul musician since the prime of Stevie Wonder", and commented "he has created a suite of songs that evoke women's emotional and sexual fantasies with an astonishing sympathy, directness and expressive range.
He uses understatement for seduction. Blige especially, commenting "Babyface's music and lyrics suggest Waiting For You - Various - The Bodyguard (Original Soundtrack Album) woman barely holding back a swelling flood Waiting For You - Various - The Bodyguard (Original Soundtrack Album) anger and heartache, and Blige's brilliant vocal captures both the agitation and the restraint.
Josef Woodard of Entertainment Weekly gave the album a B, stating "Babyface shows an uncanny ability to blend Houston's pleasant, soft-edged commerciality with the sexually explicit and cutting-edge hip-hop of TLC. Fittingly, the soundtrack waits to exhale, hovering in sensuous suspense. Kot wrote "while Babyface's notions are noble, his lyrics too often settle for cliches instead of specifics, and the arrangements are swathed in the kind of synthesized wallpaper that is turning black pop into bland pop.
Billboard called the song "a surprisingly understated shuffle-ballad with soul and far more interesting vocal colors than all the shrieking can provide.
Using a pleasant mixture of plunking bass and synthesizer chords, [the song] proves that he has a grabbag of styles at his disposal. Blige was released as the third single in January It was critically acclaimed with most of them declaring it as "an anthem for many women. Blige stakes out a claim as Waiting For You - Various - The Bodyguard (Original Soundtrack Album) new diva on the block with an astonishing Tell Me Why (Cant Understand You) - 20/20 - 20/20 / Look Out! on the song.
Billboardin their review for the single, referred it as "a buddy song for the diva generation", and complimented both singers on their excellent vocal, commenting "Houston dominates the track, though Winans makes a strong-enough impression that those who have yet to hear her fine recordings will yearn to hear more. Stephen Holdenthe music critic of the New York Timescalled it "small pop coup" and added "Braxton snaps out the words with a choked intensity, her dark, grainy contralto conveying a potent mixture of fury and sensuality.
Stephen Holden of the New York Times wrote "Franklin rises to heights of letting-it-all-out pop-gospel anguish that she has rarely reached before. Just when you think she can't spill out another drop, there is another melismatic gush of emotion.
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