“I Like It” by Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull

At this point, it genuinely looked like Enrique Iglesias was going to be as successful at club dance-pop as he was as a Latin balladeer. For the record, I’m a fan of his: there’s a reason he outsold every other Latin pop star in the Nineties, and there’s a reason he’s the only one who still had a career when the Latin craze passed. Unfortunately, the next year he would release an absolutely horrible single that he would never really recover from, but “I Like It” is one of the best club anthems of 2010: Enrique is surprisingly well-suited to this style, and his falsetto vocals give the song a sound reminiscent of the Saturday Night Fever-era Bee Gees. As for Pitbull, his lyrics here aren’t any better than his usual work, but he certainly fits the style and spirit of the song, and provides additional Latin color to give this otherwise fairly straightforward Club track a hint of exotic flavor.

Verdict: Good.

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