RELEASE
June 13, 1995
LABEL
Virgin
GENRES
Pop/Rock, Dance-Pop, Urban, Club/Dance, Adult Contemporary

Album Review

Four years after the release of Spellbound, Paula Abdul returned with the sleek Head Over Heels. Head Over Heels doesn't sound all that different than her previous album; it incorporates a couple of current dance trends without ever letting the beats dominate the accessible pop melodies of the songs. Unfortunately, the songs are more well constructed than well written -- all of the arrangements hide the fact that the songs usually lack strong hooks. That weakness is accentuated by the length of the album. Approaching nearly 70 minutes, Head Over Heels spends too much time with lesser songs. Abdul remains an engaging presence, even with her limited vocal talents, and the record's best songs -- the slinky "My Love Is for Real," for instance -- are more mature and seductive than her earlier works, showing that she has the possibility to grow old gracefully.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Crazy Coolhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/head-over-heels/id712155222?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  2. My Love Is for Realhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/head-over-heels/id712155222?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  3. Ain't Never Gonna Give You Uphttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/head-over-heels/id712155222?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  4. Love Don't Come Easyhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/head-over-heels/id712155222?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  5. If I Were Your Girlhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/head-over-heels/id712155222?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  6. Sexy Thoughtshttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/head-over-heels/id712155222?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  7. The Choice Is Yourshttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/head-over-heels/id712155222?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  8. Ho-Downhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/head-over-heels/id712155222?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  9. Under the Influencehttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/head-over-heels/id712155222?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  10. I Never Knew Ithttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/head-over-heels/id712155222?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  11. Get Your Groove Onhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/head-over-heels/id712155222?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  12. Missing Youhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/head-over-heels/id712155222?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  13. It's All About Feeling Goodhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/head-over-heels/id712155222?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  14. Cry for Mehttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/head-over-heels/id712155222?uo=5&at=11l9vR
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