VOTE NOW FOR THE BEST OF ORLANDO® 2021!

Tuesday, June 27, 2000

Review - Sex and the City. Music From the HBO Series

Artist: Various artists

Posted on Tue, Jun 27, 2000 at 4:00 AM

Sex and the City. Music From the HBO Series
Label: WEA/London/Sire
Media: CD
Format: Album
WorkNameSort: Sex and the City. Music From the HBO Series

"Sex Bomb," the pelvic-thrusting creation by diehard disco-crooner Tom Jones, opens the disc inspired by HBO's hit series "Sex in the City." But while the song does justice to the subject matter on which the show is based, the mood it evokes is more like an inspirational mantra for a stage-fright-stricken drag queen than the raison d'être for a New York City sophisticate.

The mix of material on "City" is about as eclectic it gets: an hour-plus musical cruise down a hormonal highway, with all roads leading to love (or at least the act of making it). From the sassy demands of Missy Elliott's hip-hop hit "Hot Boyz" to the longing lyrics of Joan Osborne's "Righteous Love," one can happily oscillate between the pumped-up-party-girl and depressed-but-dynamic-diva without ever changing the CD. Aimee Mann's soothingly jaded cut "Calling it Quits" bores a nice little hole in the mound of cheese this collection sits on.

Tags:

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

May 12, 2021

View more issues

Calendar

© 2021 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation