Album review: Enrique Iglesias, ‘Sex and Love’

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On his 10th record, Enrique Iglesias aims for all demographics by delivering sensual Spanish ballads, inviting pop, and fluffernutter dance grooves. As always, he’s superb executing tender acoustic love songs. “Bailando,” the pained, beautifully sung “El Perdedor,” and “Me Questo Tanto Olvidarte” are the centerpieces of the disc. These are clearly what Iglesias does best and they carry the weight here. His ventures onto the dancefloor are far less assured. “I’m a Freak” is not nearly freaky enough with its generic lyrics and hook. Iglesias also needs to choose his MCs more carefully.

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