It’s Miranda Monday! Read A Review Of Her New CD ‘Four The Record’ Here!
Today is 'Miranda Monday' on B105! Listen for the cue to call every hour between 8am and 5pm to win her new CD 'Four The Record' before it goes on sale tomorrow. How good is this new release from Miranda Lambert? Check out Entertainment Weekly's review!
Miranda Lambert has had one heck of a year. In May, the 27-year-old Texas native married fellow country star Blake Shelton, then earned a No. 1 debut with her Pistol Annies side project in August. And now she's releasing the follow-up to her award-sweeping 2009 smash Revolution — proof that the onetime Nashville Star contestant has officially become Nashville royalty. So does Four the Record ditch the scrappy rebel yells we've grown to expect after early hits like ''Crazy Ex-Girlfriend'' and ''Gunpowder & Lead''? As if. ''You got the bullets, I got the gun,'' she sneers on ''Fastest Girl in Town.'' ''I got a hankerin' for getting into something.''
But wild-child indignation is just one of the many moods Lambert explores here. Far more than peers like Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift, she's invested in the full range of human feeling: ecstasy, grief, confusion, even those weird hybrid emotions for which only the Germans have names. Four is her most vivid effort yet, with brilliantly observed songs about lust (''Fine Tune'') and disappointment (''Same Old You''), as well as a stirring celebration of diversity (''All Kinds of Kinds'').
Read the entire review and see EW's letter grade via Four the Record review - Miranda Lambert Review | Music Reviews and News | EW.com.