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Music Single Review: ''Independent Women Part 1''

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Independent Women Part 1

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Destiny's Child
genre:
Singles

We gave it a D-

It’s preposterous that the first single from the soundtrack to Charlie’s Angels — a franchise about three babes managed by an ol’ codger — is an anthem for female autonomy. What’s worse: ”Independent Women Part 1” sounds as recycled as a Nick at Nite rerun, with the recently downsized Destiny’s Child wildly wailing over a beat recalling Santana’s ”Maria Maria.” A misguided mess. D-