Head over Heels
is the third studio album
(fourth overall) released by American pop singer Paula Abdul
on June 13, 1995 under Virgin Records
. The album featured the singles "My Love Is For Real", "Crazy Cool" and "Ain't Never Gonna Give You Up".
The album was released after Abdul's four-year hiatus while battling bulimia. The album was hoped to bring Abdul back into the limelight and was considered Abdul's comeback
album. However, this would be the last album Abdul would release in her career before she took a second hiatus from music.
"Head over Heels" showcased a new direction and style of music for Abdul, including a more R&B and "sensual" feeling to her songs. First single "My Love Is For Real" was a taster of her new-found sound, however reviews were mixed.
"Head over Heels" received mixed reviews. Many reviewers claimed the album diverted from Abdul's pop music roots, however some reviews said the album was Abdul's most creative and exciting work to date. iTunes review on the album was mixed saying that the "Head over Heels" has songs which "lack strong hooks" yet praised the album for being "more mature and seductive than previous efforts". The review mainly concentrated on the length of the album and how it "spends too much time on lesser songs".
The album didn't do as well as Abdul's previous albums in terms of... Read More