Concert Reviews

Beyoncé at American Airlines Center, 12/9/13: Review

Beyoncé is somewhere near her eighth outfit of the night, and the fabric of this one is made to look like so many brass pipes. She's singing "Crazy in Love," which is appropriate, because no one has ever resembled a human horn section as much as Beyoncé on "Crazy in Love."

This is the grand finale. She used a remixed version of "Countdown" for the climactic costume change interlude, which is to say she didn't even really play one of the 25 most exhilarating pop songs of the last decade. That's the kind of thing you can get away with when you can follow it up with two of the five most exhilarating pop songs of the same span.

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Kiernan Maletsky
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