AOTY 2017
Be Myself
Sheryl Crow - Be Myself
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2017 Ratings: #541 / 653
User Score
Based on 10 ratings
April 21, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
Warner Bros. / Label
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Sep 23, 2017
58
When she declares that she wants to be herself what can we expect: 11 feelgood, rocking melodies that we have already heard many times before.
Jun 28, 2017*
PJ_0707
55
More of the same from Sheryl Crow, eleven feelgood songs that don't break any new ground for her as a solo artist, but true to the title she is being herself. If you're a fan of her bubblegum pseudo-country aesthetic, you'll find a lot to love here. For everyone else the eleven songs suffer from being too similar to one another. Each track soars on the chorus. Each track has a predictable melody. Each track's instrumentation plays it safe. Sheryl knows how to do this and she does it well. Woo ... read more
Jun 11, 2017
Music_Observer
58
In reverting to a more youthful and retro sound, Sheryl Crow doesn’t find anything magical or exemplary in her run-down song forms and predictable melodies, and while being cute the album doesn’t necessarily go anywhere of importance. My Score: 106/180 (Okay) = 58/100
Apr 21, 2017
VinylHound83
62
Alone in the Dark - 40/100
Halfway There - 75/100
Long Way Back - 70/100
Be Myself - 50/100
Roller Skate - 60/100
Love Will Save the Day - 70/100
Strangers Again - 65/100
Rest of Me - 60/100
Heartbeat Away - 80/100
Grow Up - 60/100
Woo Woo - 60/100

Average Score: 62/100

While it is "white bread" middle of the road Adult Contemporary it is the best music she has made since the 90's. If you like "easy listening" 90's throwback acousta-pop then give this a shot. It succeeds ... read more
Track List
  1. Alone in the Dark
  2. Halfway There
  3. Long Way Back
  4. Be Myself
  5. Roller Skate
  6. Love Will Save the Day
  7. Strangers Again
  8. Rest of Me
  9. Heartbeat Away
  10. Grow Up
  11. Woo Woo
Contributions By
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Added on: March 20, 2017