Sprite Remix

Various Artists

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Sprite Remix Review

by Heather Phares

One of the stranger promotional tie-ins in awhile, Sprite Remix celebrates the launch of the new soft drink Sprite Remix -- a blend of regular Sprite's lemon-lime taste with "tropical flavors" -- with a 25-track dance mix. It's hard to tell if the drink tastes the way this album sounds, but this collection is actually pretty fun, featuring Britney Spears' "Oops I Did It Again (Ospina's Deep Club Mix)," Hex Hector's remix of Celine Dion's "I Drove All Night," and Dirty Vegas' remixes of Justin Timberlake's "Cry Me a River" and Madonna's "Die Another Day" as well as their own smash, "Days Go By." It's true that songs like Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, and Pink's "Lady Marmalade"; No Doubt's "Hey Baby"; U2's "Beautiful Day (Perfecto Mix)"; and Nelly's omnipresent "Hot in Herre" aren't exactly new or cutting-edge, but they're still fun and give the mix some good fundamental tracks. Other highlights include Paul Oakenfold's "Starry-Eyed Surprise (Olive Lieb Remix)," *NSYNC's "Pop (Remix)," Jennifer Lopez's "Aint It Funny (Silk's House Remix Pt. 1 & 2)," and Shakira's "Objection," which seems a little strange since Shakira is Pepsi's current spokesperson (Sprite is owned by Coke). Marketing confusion aside, Sprite Remix is an enjoyable, if overly long mix that's as much about immediate gratification as the soft drink it promotes.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
JXL / Elvis Presley 02:21 Amazon
2
Pop
*NSYNC 02:41 Amazon
3 Akyra / Maria Rubia 02:34 Amazon
4 Alice Deejay 02:37 Amazon
5
Blackjack 02:36 Amazon
6 Britney Spears 02:49 Amazon
7
02:34 Amazon
8 Christina Aguilera / Lil' Kim / Mya / P!nk 02:36 Amazon
9 Daniel Bedingfield 02:35 Amazon
10 Dirty Vegas 02:35 Amazon
11 Chiquinho do Acordeon / Yann "Yanou" Peifer / DJ Sammy 02:31 Amazon
12 Enrique Iglesias 02:34 Amazon
13 Faith Hill 03:00 Amazon
14 Hi-Speed 02:32 Amazon
15
Jennifer Lopez 02:38 Amazon
16
Justin Timberlake 02:31 Amazon
17 Madonna 02:33 Amazon
18 No Doubt 02:26 Amazon
19
Corey Hart 02:35 Amazon
20
Paul Oakenfold 02:32 Amazon
21 P!nk 02:35 Amazon
22
Loona / DJ Sammy 02:37 Amazon
23 Shakira 02:50 Amazon
24 U2 02:37 Amazon
25 Nelly 02:32 Amazon
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