He's always so positive and so sure and he never wants to repeat himself. Album), 'How can I make something different and new and not like anything else? Huff, writing for PopMatterssaw as an imitation of "Milkshake". Upon release, the song received generally mixed reviews. Pytlik of Pitchfork applauded "Yummy" by calling it the "Best Song" on the parent album.
Baldwin from Sputnikmusic was mixed in his review of the parent album and stated that "Yummy" is "one of the dumbest sex songs ever written". He disliked the singer's lyrics as well, calling them "the worst lyrics Stefani has written", but praised Williams' production, calling it "just fantastic" and "a brilliant contrast". Robert Christgau labeled the song as a "choice cut" signifying that it "is a good song on an album that isn't worth your time or money".
Stefani included the song on the setlist for her world concert tour entitled The Sweet Escape Tour. For the show's rendition, the singer walked upon a moving walkway alongside two keyboard players; Fuoco-Karasinski compared Album) introduction to that of Jamiroquai. The medley contained J-pop and disco elements, and served as a "virtual sonic tour of Stefani's many stylistic identities".
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Interscope Records. Archived from the original on December 6, As such, most of The Sweet Escape's problems arise as a result of her schedule-dicated slog back towards middle ground.
With the exception of the spazzy, Akon-produced doo-wop track "The Sweet Escape" and the Keane-penned "Early Winter"-- which proves that Stefani still has the ability to elevate an otherwise ordinary rock song to another level-- everything else here has the vague whiff of tossed-off album fattener. The unofficial sequel to "What You Waiting For? By now you get the point. One step forward, three steps sideways, one step back, The Sweet Escape continues in Stefani's proud tradition of being caught somewhere between the vanguard and the insipid.
Considering this is the same person who once rolled out "Hollaback Girl" and the Harajuku girls in one fell swoop, it's not the least bit surprising, but the pockets of brilliance here are compelling enough to warrant holding out hope that Stefani's best as a boundary-pushing pop singer still lies ahead. Skip to content Search query All Results. Pitchfork is the most trusted voice in music. Although Stefani embarked on multiple tours with her band No Doubt, she initially opted not to participate in a tour to promote her album, an attitude that the singer eventually abandoned due to the commercial success of Love.
It was released on December 1,by Interscope Records. Having originally intended to return to No Doubt after her debut solo album, Love. The album musically resembles its predecessor while exploring more modern pop sounds.
It was released to generally mixed reviews from contemporary music critics, receiving criticism for its strong similarities Yummy - Gwen Stefani - The Sweet Escape (CD Love. Originally written for inclusion on Stefani's Harajuku Lovers Tour, the song was later recorded for her second solo studio album, The Sweet Escape American singer Gwen Stefani has released four studio albums, one extended play, 31 singles, five promotional singles, one video album, and 21 music videos. She has sold more than nine million albums as a solo artist.
Stefani is also the lead singer of the rock band No Doubt, with which she has released several albums. It was written by Stefani, Akon, and Giorgio Tuinfort. Akon, who is also a featured artist, developed the song's beat before collaborating with Stefani. He designed it based on her previous work with No Doubt, and Stefani later commented that it put her "on the yellow brick road to the No Doubt record I might do". As the album's title track, its title was chosen to help market Stefani's music and fashion lines.
It is a recording of one of Stefani's concerts during her Harajuku Lovers Tour in late to promote her first album, Love. The performance was recorded in Novemberin Anaheim, California. The concert features performances of all twelve songs from Love. Written by Stefani and English pianist Tim Rice-Oxley, the song was released in Europe as the album's fifth and final single on January 18,by Interscope Records.
Musically, "Early Winter" is a soft rock and synth-pop ballad with new wave influences. Critics found it similar to songs by English alternative rock band Keane, of which Rice-Oxley is a member. The lyrics of the song describe the nearing of the end of a relationship, and were speculated to be references to Stefani's own relationship with husband Gavin Rossdale. It was written by Stefani and co-written and produced by Tony Kanal, with additional production by Mark "Spike" Stent.
Interscope Records serviced the song to US contemporary hit radio on May 8,as the album's third single; elsewhere it was released in June Described as one of her favorite songs on the album, Stefani began writing the song while pregnant and finished with Kanal, drawing inspiration from Roberta Flack and Billy Idol records. Stefani co-wrote the song with its producers Sean Garrett and Swizz Beatz. Lyrically, the song places Gwen asking her lover to give all that she wants.
A remix featuring Damian Marley was produced for the song's release as the album's fourth single on August 27, by Interscope Records. Inthe song was released as a promotional single in the Philippines, where Interscope Records distributed a CD single. Inspired by the music of New Order, Stefani approached the group with the idea of collaborating. Despite initially declining, they eventually changed their minds and lent members Bernard Sumner and Peter Yummy - Gwen Stefani - The Sweet Escape (CD to perform background vocals and bass, respectively.
The song was released on December 1, It was originally intended to be featured on Stefani's third studio album This Is What the Truth Feels Like, but it was scrapped in favor of new material.
Stefani wrote "Spark the Fire" in collaboration with the song's producer Pharrell Williams. It Album) a dance-pop and hip hop track that incorporates funk. Along with the previous single, "Baby Don't Lie", the track was marketed as Stefani's musical comeback as a solo artist. Originally intended for Stefani's band No Doubt, it was written and produced by Williams, with songwriting contributions from Stefani. It is a reggae pop and ska song that is featured in the animated film Paddington.
The lyrics revolve around the lead character Paddington Bear's journey to London and his identity crisis. Stefani initially disagreed with Williams' choice to use direct references to Paddington in the lyrics, but praised this decision after watching the film with her children.
She reported that her involvement with the recording was inspired by her then-husband Gavin Rossdale and her children's connection to England. It was released on November 12,along with the rest of the aforementioned album by Interscope Records. The song appears as the closing track on Stefani's debut studio album, Love.
It was released on November 23,along with the rest of Love.
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