God's Problem Child
Willie Nelson - God's Problem Child
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2017 Ratings: #136 / 668
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Based on 14 ratings
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Nelson lives to play. Until he’s called home, it’s a safe bet the music is going to keep coming. If it’s the quality of God’s Problem Child, it will be as vital as anything he’s done.


Planted firmly at the center of God’s Problem Child, “Still Not Dead” is one of Willie’s modern masterpieces and the centrepiece of an album that can stand comfortably alongside any of his iconic work.


While perhaps not a definitive artistic statement, God’s Problem Child is nonetheless an indisputable high point in this late stage of Nelson’s career, one that will no doubt go down as required listening for those who would ever deign to question his continued cultural relevancy.

Rolling Stone

God's Problem Child is a tightly-woven, poignant collection of ruminations on aging and fading faculties that amounts to Nelson's most moving album in decades.


It's simply an uncommonly strong latter-day record from Willie Nelson: there isn't a hint of fussiness and the songs and the performances are so understated, they only seem richer with repeated spins.


Willie Nelson’s latest album finds the cosmic joker contemplating mortality with endearing humor and touching honesty.

Jul 25, 2017
Little House on the Hill - 8/10
Old Timer - 10/10
True Love - 7/10
Delete and Fast Forward - 8/10
A Woman's Love - 7/10
Your Memory Has a Mind of Its Own - 7/10
Butterfly - 7/10
Still Not Dead - 9/10
God's Problem Child - 8/10
It Gets Easier - 6/10
Lady Luck - 7/10
I Made a Mistake - 7/10
He Won't Ever Be Gone - 9/10

Overall Rating: 100 out of 130 = 77%
Track List
  1. Little House on the Hill
  2. Old Timer
  3. True Love
  4. Delete and Fast Forward
  5. A Woman's Love
  6. Your Memory Has a Mind of Its Own
  7. Butterfly
  8. Still Not Dead
  9. God's Problem Child (with Tony Joe White, Leon Russell & Jamey Johnson)
  10. It Gets Easier
  11. Lady Luck
  12. I Made a Mistake
  13. He Won't Ever Be Gone

Added on: February 2, 2017