Posts tagged with "Stronger"

KELLY CLARKSON

KELLY CLARKSON
KELLY CLARKSON Stronger [RCA] Unlike most American Idol alumni, Kelly Clarkson has always set herself apart by generally placing artistry over histrionics. The pattern continues on her latest pop-rock collection, on which she wisely lends her impressive pipes to address purely emotional matters of the heart. On the opening “Mr. Know It All” she reminds us why she’s the queen of the kiss-off with a gritty delivery reminiscent of Melissa Etheridge... 

SARA EVANS

SARA EVANS
SARA EVANS Stronger [Sony Nashville] On her first album in five years, Sara Evans courts country radio with a firm determination. A slick package of twang pop, Stronger begins with more Hallmark schmaltz than Tennessee waltz: her remake of Rod Stewart’s late ’80s hit “My Heart Can’t Tell You No” marks the nadir of a middling first half. The second half is where you’ll find the winners: Songs like “Alone” and “Ticket to Ride”... 
Copyright © 2011 M Music & Musicians Magazine ·