Basic Instinct (2010) Always a strong singles artist, Ciara has struggled to find enough memorable material to fill an album. She comes closer than ever on her fourth… 2010-12-14 Ciara Pop
Music Review

Basic Instinct (2010)

TURN IT UP Ciara
TURN IT UP Ciara
EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Dec 14, 2010; Lead Performance: Ciara; Genre: Pop

Always a strong singles artist, Ciara has struggled to find enough memorable material to fill an album. She comes closer than ever on her fourth full-length, Basic Instinct. The big difference is her choice of collaborators: Hitmakers Tricky Stewart and The-Dream, the duo behind Rihanna’s ''Umbrella'' and Beyoncé’s ''Single Ladies,'' produced and/or co-wrote most of these tracks. Their caffeinated synth-pop beats and wiggling melodies play precisely to Ciara’s strengths. B+

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Originally posted Dec 08, 2010 Published in issue #1133 Dec 17, 2010 Order article reprints