A "funky, 70s" guitar is present, giving the song a retro sound. Vocal moans from Timberlake are also heard. Problems playing this file? With "Love Sex Magic," Ciara moved in a more pop direction than her past music. Dan Gennoe of Yahoo!
All in all, 'Love Sex Magic' is pretty much spot on. He noted that Timberlake, not a "vocal powerhouse" himself, out-sings Ciara on the track. In the Republic of Ireland, the song peaked at number four on the Irish Singles Chart , climbing from number seven the previous week. I'm basically giving you a show you'd see in Vegas —and it's my love, sex and magic show. He's the voyeur and I play with him a little bit. I got my inspiration from the Crazy Horse show and just from the shows [in Vegas], period.
It's giving you the elements of love and sex and magic. It was really funny. On working with Timberlake, she said, "Justin is one of the most easy-going, down-to-earth, hard-working and passionate artists you could ever work with. And, with both me and him, our goal was just to make the best video we could possibly make together, and to give the fans something a little fun and a little unexpected.
The camera cuts to Ciara who appears almost impervious to gravity. Dressed in lingerie, she maneuvers around a horizontal dance pole; background dancers are veiled in vibrant color schemes and alternating strobe lights. The video then cuts to Ciara in a leotard , posing in abstract and flexible poses. Ciara is then seen dressed in a tiger-striped catsuit performing solo dance moves on a stage.
Timberlake performs his verse seated onstage while Ciara performs intricate tricks, such as snaking under his legs. Then the two begin to lightly move to the track before Ciara forms her body as an armrest as he leans on her. Ciara and the dancers perform choreography and cabaret -style moves on the pole. The bridge of the song puts Timberlake on the ground and Ciara, standing over him, turns and performs her signature "Matrix" over him as he guides her body toward his with his right hand.
The two perform and as Ciara gets up, Timberlake smacks her side as she pops to the beat. The video then cuts to a scene with Ciara in the catsuit portraying a tiger in a cage. In the final scene, Ciara and the dancers perform, dressed in s-inspired tuxedos and colored afros. The video ends with clips of Ciara's multiple performance scenes from throughout the video. Reception[ edit ] Nick Levine of Digital Spy gave the video a positive review: Ciara licks Justin's ear, Justin reciprocates by slapping her bum, and, well, Ciara's flexibility would put many a poledancer to shame.
Quite frankly, the whole thing could make a nun have impure thoughts. Top Videos of countdown. Not that I expected any less from the A-Town princess, but that was a pretty tasty performance. It was awesome to see him pick up the keys.