Mrs. Christina Aguilera's ambition on this double LP, as she haughtily proclaims on "Back in the Day," is to channel the spirits of Ray, Nat, Aretha, Otis, Etta, Billie, and Peabo. (OK, not Peabo.) And in a year that's seen Jessica Simpson straight bite Madonna's "Holiday" and Rihanna binge-and-purge Soft Cell's "Tainted Love," this goal comes off as strangely noble. For most of the first disc's... More >>>