Roselyn Sánchez's recording debut is not what one might expect from an actress-turned-singer.

Roselyn Sánchez's recording debut is not what one might expect from an actress-turned-singer. Rather than choosing the facile route—that is, standard pop with strong melodies and hooks—Sánchez has opted for a more universal, ethereal sound. Imagine Sade with a Puerto Rican beat. This makes for a mostly pleasant album, though not one that presents Sánchez as a convincing or distinctive singer. For the most part, the vocals are breathy and muted, which is fine. But with a couple of exceptions—namely "Noche de Verano," a duet with Victor Manuelle—the personality does not come through. The most memorable track is "Amor, Amor," a tropical/flamenco song that features rapper Tego Calderón. Even without him, the track would stand on its own.—LC

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