Trey Songz turned New York's Beacon Theatre into his own private "Sex Room" on Thursday. It was just him and a sea of adoring women who erupted into orgasmic screams at even the slightest gesture: a shirt button come undone, a lingering gaze. Oh, did he ask, you, the single girl who came date-less to this first of two final stops on his Passion, Pain & Pleasure tour, if he could be your boyfriend for the night? Cue shrieking girls.
The R&B prince seemed to have no trouble finding that, um, special spot, kicking off the rollicking concert with the audacious "I Invented Sex," before slowing things down to the back-arching tempo that dominated the evening's first half. Suited up in a gray suit vest and matching trousers, the 25-year-old Virginia native descended from a riser and made his introductions.
"My name is Trey Songz." A simple enough greeting, but in this particular setting, it had the effect of setting matches to fireworks.
Above the squeals and awash in dim red lighting, Trigger Trey launched into a plaintive "I Need a Girl," also from his career-shaping 2009 album, Ready. He soon kicked it back to '07's Trey Day for "Can't Help But Wait" and "Last Time." The swoon-inducing singer also sampled from the newly released album that gave the tour its name, thrusting his way through the naughty "Love Faces" and "Massage."
By now, Trey was beginning the "we're on a first-date" narrative he would masterfully unspool over the course of a stormy New York night. Like the guy you spend the post-dinner cab ride gushing to your girls about, Songz was exceedingly attentive and generous with compliments: "You look too good to spend the night by yourself," he said.
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