Sex and the City 2 SoundtrackIf one thing is certain it is that the 'Sex and the City' franchise loves to release soundtracks. There was one released for the HBO series and two volumes commissioned for the first movie. So it doesn't come as a surprise that the soundtrack for 'Sex and the City 2' comes equipped with 18 tracks. The problem is that it ends up going in two very different directions and as a result the finished product is unbalanced.

The soundtrack gets off to a great start with Alicia Keys' cover of 'Rapture' by Blondie . Keys is able to add a breath of fresh air to the classic while incorporating Sex and the City's classic theme song into the mix. Other standouts include 'Window Seat' by Erykah Badu and Ricki Lee's 'Can't Touch It'. Sex and the City 2 SoundtrackIf one thing is certain it is that the 'Sex and the City' franchise loves to release soundtracks. There was one released for the HBO series and two volumes commissioned for the first movie. So it doesn't come as a surprise that the soundtrack for 'Sex and the City 2' comes equipped with 18 tracks. The problem is that it ends up going in two very different directions and as a result the finished product is unbalanced.

The soundtrack gets off to a great start with Alicia Keys' cover of 'Rapture' by Blondie . Keys is able to add a breath of fresh air to the classic while incorporating 'Sex and the City's classic theme song into the mix. Other standouts include 'Window Seat' by Erykah Badu and Ricki Lee's 'Can't Touch It.'

But then something strange happens. The soundtrack suddenly switches from showcasing some of today's top singer/songwriters to throwing together a campy blend of gimmicks and show tunes. The record could probably do without selections from the Sex and the City Men's Choir, and Liza Minnelli's cover of Beyonce's 'Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)' sounds like it belongs in a Broadway show more than on the radio.

Ultimately, the 'Sex and the City 2' soundtrack suffers from having too many songs. It would have been better served following its predecessor's footsteps by having two volumes with distinct themes.


Full Track Listing:

1. Rapture - Alicia Keys
2. Everything to Lose - Dido
3. Language of Love - Cee Lo
4. Window Seat - Erykah Badu
5. Kidda - Natacha Atlas
6. Euphrates Dream - Michael Mcgregor
7. Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) - Liza Minnelli
8. Can't Touch It - Ricki-Lee
9. Empire State Of Mind (Part II) Broken Down - Alicia Keys
10. Love Is Your Color - Jennifer Hudson
11. I Am Woman - Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon
12. If Ever I Would Leave You - Sex and the City Men's Choir
13. Sunrise Sunset - Sex and the City Men's Choir
14. Till There Was You - Sex and the City Men's Choir
15. Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered - Jordan Ballard
16. Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye - Liza Minnelli
17. True Colors - Cyndi Lauper
18. Divas and Dunes - Sex and the City Men's Choir


Liza Minnelli - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) - 'Sex and the City 2' Soundtrack
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