Rihanna – If It’s Lovin’ That You Want Review
“If It’s Lovin’ that You Want” is taken from Rihanna’s debut album “Music of the Sun”. It was released on 30 August, 2005 by Def Jam Recordings as the album’s second single. It was produced by Poke & Tone, and written by Lawrence Parker, Jean-Claude Oliver, Scott LaRock and Samuel Barnes. The music video was released in 2005 and directed by Marcus Raboy.
Bill Lamb wrote about “If It’s Lovin’ that You Want” that “easy, enjoyable words, the girl tone of voice seems as well lighting as well as slim”. A., Vishnu from “The Hindu” wrote “reveals the girl flexibility as well as range”. Kelefa Sanneh from “The New York Times” reviewed “the song reemphasizes Rihanna’s exotic reggae signature bank having an itching connect which, although boring, are not able to skip”.
“If It’s Lovin’ that You Want” peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Pop Songs Chart, at number 99 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart, at number 36 on the Billboard Hot 100, at number 11 on the UK Singles Chart, at number 9 on the RIANZ Singles Chart, at number 13 on the Mega Single Top 100, at number 25 on the German Media Control AG Chart and at number 9 on the Australian Singles Chart.