The 2010 album Bionic, from which this morsel hails, was an infamous flop for Aguilera, coming after her career highlight Back to Basics and before her career resurrecting stint on The Voice.
Some cruel twist of fate has offered up a second track from Christina Aguilera’s cringe-worthy Bionic album less than two weeks after the first.
Perhaps this is the Random iTunes Fairy giving me the opportunity to reveal that I did not pay money for this album. I’m not sure how exactly it came into my possession, but let me assure you that Ms. Aguilera received no financial compensation from me.
Christina Aguilera has had a strange career. She started out hot, riding the same Mickey Mouse Club teen starlet wave that gave us Britney Spears, but then cooled off quickly. Her sexed-up sophomore album, Stripped, came across as dirty rather than provocative.
She rebounded well with Back to Basics, an excellent double album that showcased her amazing voice and earned both critical raves and strong sales. But then she disappeared for a few years before appearing in the 2010 bomb Burlesque and releasing Bionic, a weak collection that sounded like an attempt to become Lady Gaga.