Music review: Does Enrique Iglesias "Turn The Night Up"?

Jul 23, 2013 at 10:06 a.m. ET

Enrique Iglesias emerges again with another club-ready anthem, but does it compare to 2012's "Finally Found You"? Not really. But it's still a decent song!

Enrique Iglesias

Gone are the days where I could proclaim Enrique Iglesias was my go-to "baby-making ballad maker."

I mean, don't YOU remember the "Hero" or "Bailamos" days? Sometimes you don't want raunchy — you want an overly-attentive hot guy with an envy-inducing ability to move his hips — no?

Anyway, as I live in the past, Iglesias has gone on to put out tracks that you can dance to and "Turn The Night Up" is no different. What is this song about, you ask? Enrique told Ryan Seacrest that it's inspired by "Gimme some of that" — a phrase he uses with his famed ex-tennis playing girlfriend, Anna Kournikova. Hmm, that's not much clarification, but definitely laden with naughty suggestion if you ask me.

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You may want to shield the young one's ears from lyrics like these:

"You know my intentions, I know you can go all night
I just wanna touch you, girl just let me touch I know it’s been on your mind"

Personally I wasn't too thrilled with the track, but CBS reported that this was the "dark horse of the album" and though Iglesias questioned it's placement on the album, he kept it on there. Iglesias purportedly told them that he also would like to work with the likes of Miss Miley Cyrus of all people! (What an odd pairing that would be... !)

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The song was produced by The Cataracs (of more commonly-known "Like a G6" fame). "Turn Up The Night" is the first preview into his tenth studio album. It is officially released on Aug. 13th (maybe we will get teased with a follow-up music video?). While he works on his album in Miami (and in my eyes he can use the extra time), why don't you spend a few minutes now listening to his latest track? Feel free to let us know what you think!

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