Search - Destiny's Child :: Writing's on the Wall

Writing's on the Wall
Destiny's Child
Writing's on the Wall
Genres: Blues, Pop, R&B
 
  •  Track Listings (16) - Disc #1

Not even Dionne Warwick and her mind-reading friends could have predicted that, over the course of two CDs, Destiny's Child would become one of the most successful girl groups on the planet. But successful this Houston t...  more »

      
   

Larger Image

CD Details

All Artists: Destiny's Child
Title: Writing's on the Wall
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 46
Label: Sony
Original Release Date: 7/27/1999
Release Date: 7/27/1999
Genres: Blues, Pop, R&B
Styles: Contemporary Blues, Teen Pop, Contemporary R&B, Soul
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 074646987025, 886919810028

Synopsis

Amazon.com
Not even Dionne Warwick and her mind-reading friends could have predicted that, over the course of two CDs, Destiny's Child would become one of the most successful girl groups on the planet. But successful this Houston trio is, and their sophomore CD shows why. Yes, the lineup changes as often as lead singer Beyoncé's hairstyle, but fun, disposable pop/R&B needn't be rooted in permanence, and DC is mad fun and mad catchy to boot. With the assistance of hitmakers Shek'spere and Kandi Burruss, Destiny's Child trade in effervescent, hip-shaking, finger-wagging, 'you-go-girl, kick-him-to-the-curb' anthems. The Writing's on the Wall is loaded with tracks like "Bills, Bills, Bills," which are suitable both for dancing and as topics on the Ricki Lake Show. The percolating "Bug A Boo" is irresistible, as is the sassy "So Good." To their credit, the girls can slow the pace down, and on the sultry "Temptation" they get to work their considerable chops to nice effect. But as sales and chart figures have shown, Destiny's Child are at their best when they are laying down the law to some trifling man, and/or working their own groove thang. Work it they do on this somewhat formulaic but ultimately irresistible effort. --Amy Linden

Similar CDs


Similarly Requested CDs

 

Member CD Reviews

Amy T. (simplyamy) from DAKOTA DUNES, SD
Reviewed on 8/16/2007...
Loved all Destiny's Child CDs!
Stacie C. from LITTLE NECK, NY
Reviewed on 6/24/2007...
from BMG
Meagan M. (meags) from PEARLAND, TX
Reviewed on 5/10/2007...
Some good dancing songs on this album but not as much emotion as their later work.
Marci S.
Reviewed on 5/9/2007...
Great CD!!