Nelly Furtado is back! Her newest album since her all-spanish language Mi Plan is full of bass-heavy club bangers. Furtado even serves as executive producer.
The album mostly features tracks produced by Darkchild, who has done work for Britney Spears and Lady Gaga. The bassy Spirit Indestructible First single, “Big Hoops (Bigger The Better)” follows making a good follow-up to the big first track. Blaring horns and harmonies are the focal point of “Parking Lot” and Nas assists the singer on “Something” a more toned down track compared to those before it.
“Bucket List” leans more on the pop side than the urban style set by the record. From there the album continues in the pop/dance direction until “Hold Up” reintroduces the bass.The ballad “End of the World” provides a break that slows down the pace and the island flavored “Don’t Leave Me” feels somewhat out of place.
The Spirit Indistructable is a fluent piece of work with a few pieces that fall out of place but still creates a well-rounded album. It’s good to have Nelly back in business.