AOTY 2019
Carrie Underwood - Cry Pretty
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2018 Ratings: #594 / 736
User Score
Based on 53 ratings
2018 Ratings: #752
September 14, 2018 / Release Date
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Capitol Nashville / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
AllMusic

Underwood's deliberate maturation doesn't come at the expense of what she's done before. Instead, it deepens and enrichens what was already there-as any good maturation would-and the result is an album as satisfying as it is surprising.

83
A.V. Club

It’s not surprising that sixth album Cry Pretty ... contains significant emotional depth; the title track is her own rallying cry to get through this exceptionally trying year.

75
Consequence of Sound

Carrie Underwood has taken some modest political risks without changing her full-throated style. She knows what she’s good at, and Cry Pretty is full of the kind of songs that made her one of the most popular artists in the world.

70
Rolling Stone

The singer’s big-box country tackles gun violence and addiction alongside heartbreak and early-AM booty calls.

64
Paste

On her new album Cry Pretty, Carrie Underwood belts out rafters-reaching country anthems, incorporates dance and hip-hop beats into her radio-ready twang-pop and even dips her toe into politically charged waters on a couple of songs.

60
Exclaim!

The album is frustrating, with no middle ground, and the strengths don't quite make up for the weaknesses.

40
The Guardian

Take 75% uplift, add 20% melancholy, top up with 5% not actually contentious controversy, and voilà: Cry Pretty.

mathcoimbra
91
Probably her best album yet, imo.

✩Best Songs: “Backsliding”, “The Bullet”, “Low”, and “Cry Pretty”
✩Worst Songs: “The Champion” and “Kingdom”
JotaBrasil
75
Carrie Underwood é uma vitoriosa, mas não apenas por ter levado o titulo do American Idol anos atrás e, sim, por ter mantido a sua carreira em alta durante todos os anos diferente de muitos outros vencedores. E, assim como a Kelly Clarkson, Carrie conseguiu completar por inteiro o contrato que assinou ao vencer o reality e agora começa a viver uma nova fase: a liberdade. Depois de mudar de gravadora, Carrie preparou o seu primeiro álbum nessa nova fase sem ... read more
itsclairespears
93
Rating when released: 86/100
luisdelrey2016
62
FAVS: Cry Pretty, Low, Spinning Bottles, Love Wins
LEAST FAV: The Champion
alrightstill
67
não é grande coisa, mas pensei que seria pior.
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Track List

  1. Cry Pretty
  2. Ghosts On The Stereo
  3. Low
  4. Backsliding
  5. Southbound
  6. That Song That We Used To Make Love To
  7. Drinking Alone
  8. The Bullet
  9. Spinning Bottles
  10. Love Wins
  11. End Up With You
  12. Kingdom
  13. The Champion (feat. Ludacris)
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