In the history of Idolator editorial decisions based on having some song permanently stuck in your head, this tune is almost as good as when my boss was plagued by Huey Lewis.
Maura couldn’t stop humming Christina Aguilera’s “Genie In A Bottle.” And then of course I couldn’t stop humming “Genie In A Bottle” (and beatboxing the catchy little drum machine fillip that’s still my favorite part of the song). And now we’re passing the fresh-faced ululations on to you. After close to a decade, this “not a girl, not yet a drag queen” era of Xtina’s long strange trip from hi-gloss teenpop to DJ Premier boogie woogie seems so far away.
Christina Aguilera – “Genie In A Bottle” [YouTube]