Still Woman Enough

Loretta Lynn - Still Woman Enough
Critic Score
Based on 15 reviews
2021 Ratings: #176 / 335
User Score
Based on 31 ratings
March 19, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Legacy / Label
Country / Genres
lorettalynn.com / Website
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
American Songwriter

Still Woman Enough is all one might expect of a concept collection like this, and it should be obvious at the outset that there’s a remarkable wealth of material to be had here.

80
Mojo

This is not another tribute-to-Loretta album, it’s Lynn’s show, and she and the band are on fine form.

80
The Guardian

An album of flinty classics and sparky duets, full of resolve – the extraordinary country singer shows no sign of slowing.

80
The Arts Desk

Long-time fans of Loretta Lynn will love it and those coming to Still Woman Enough because of “the girls” it features will hopefully be encouraged to explore further. She's still a force to be reckoned with.

80
NME

The 88-year-old's 50th album finds her continuing to explore the themes she pioneered in the 1960s – those of women’s innate strength and capabilities.

80
The Telegraph

On her 50th album, she returns to familiar themes - but these broken-hearted, booze-soaked tunes have fresh relevance in the MeToo era.

75
Spectrum Culture
On the 50th(!) album by one of country’s most vital figures, Loretta Lynn remains powerful enough — but if you mess with her, you'll find out you aren't.
70
Uncut

Still Woman Enough may be sustained by her memories, but it's not overshadowed by them.

70
Rolling Stone

Lynn’s journey hasn’t always been an easy one. What’s amazing is that, 60 years into her career, that experience is still feeding her creatively.

70
Under The Radar

Still Woman Enough serves as testament to Lynn’s resilience and refusal to lie down. There aren’t many freshly minted traditional country albums being released today, so Still Woman Enough certainly fits that bill.

70
The Forty-Five

A gutsy, late-career flourish, ‘Still Woman Enough’ celebrates a life still being lived, rather than eulogising one passed.

60
AllMusic

On its own merits, Still Woman Enough is strong and vibrant, a testament to Lynn's enduring gifts and place in the firmament of 20th century country music.

Jamobo
65
Loretta Lynn returns with her 50th album across an almost 60 year career

It would be incredibly hard and obnoxious of me to try and condense Lynn's life/discography into a few paragraphs, so instead I'll offer up a couple of entry points that will hopefully make it easier for anyone unfamiliar with her, to explore her work at their own pace:

While Lynn had garnered commercial and critical success beforehand, it wasn't until 1971's Coal Miner's Daughter, that she truly became a household name ... read more
HeyLeo
74
"Putting together re-recordings of old songs, reinterpretations, and brand new material, Loretta Lynn, alongside Tanya Tucker, Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood, and Margo Prince, delivers her third-best project since the 2000s, lagging behind 2016’s Full Circle and 2004’s Van Lear Rose. Still delivering songs with a vision that boasts the simple side of life, but now also with a stronger, more determined, and visionary fist, Lynn also shows minimalist tracks that at no time are ... read more
NTTR
53
Loretta Lynn - Still Woman Enough

Genre: Country
Country: US

Final Verdict: 53% (Pleasant Album)
Yearly Ranking: 230th / 272

Highlight: One's On The Way (feat. Margo Price)

Made me think of:
Jaime Wyatt
Tammy Wynette
Brennen Leigh
Memar
NR
Bland and boring country music. This is so unoriginal that it feels like an AI was trained to autocomplete and generate this album. At least it’s pleasant enough to listen to...
SonicDiscovery
74
In going back and starting to discover a genre like Country, it was important for me to start with those musicians that shaped the kind of Country I like listen to today and one of those musicians is definitely Loretta Lynn. Lynn has always found a way to not only display a lot of pain and sorrow through her words, but also bring to light important issues like women rights and liberation. Her newest album Still Woman Enough finds Lynn revisiting older material that is given new life with ... read more
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Track List

  1. Still Woman Enough (feat. Reba McEntire & Carrie Underwood)
  2. Keep On The Sunny Side
  3. Honky Tonk Girl
  4. I Don't Feel At Home Anymore
  5. Old Kentucky Home
  6. Coal Miner's Daughter (Recitation)
  7. One's On The Way (feat. Margo Price)
  8. I Wanna Be Free
  9. Where No One Stands Alone
  10. I'll Be All Smiles Tonight
  11. I Saw The Light
  12. My Love
  13. You Ain't Woman Enough (feat. Tanya Tucker)
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Added on: January 4, 2021