100 Miles from Memphis | Sheryl Crow


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100 Miles from Memphis

100 Miles from Memphis is the eighth studio album by American singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow. It is her final release for A&M Records. The album was written and produced by Crow, Doyle Bramhall II and Justin Stanley and features the musicians Tommy Sims and Chris Bruce. -Wikipedia

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  • Consequence of Sound

    I suggest an investment in back catalogue before parting with serious money for Memphis.  

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  • Slant Magazine

    Crow may have an affinity for Southern soul, but she doesn’t necessarily have an aptitude for it.  

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  • The Guardian

    Her lack of individuality is brutally exposed by her cover of I Want You Back, where she might as well be performing karaoke. . 

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  • BBC Music

    Crow puts aside politics for pure fun. 

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  • All Music

    There’s an ease to this record that’s not often heard on Sheryl Crow’s albums and its light touch is thoroughly appealing.  

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  • American Songwriter

    Crow’s limitless capacity to appropriate various vocal styles is one reason for her massive commercial success. 

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  • PopMatters

    The Flurry From Missouri dishes out some killer vintage, giving her own songs the Hi Records treatment and throwing in a fab Jacko impression. 

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  • Telegraph

    Crow’s take on the style is blandly uninspiring, bereft of the confident charm that made her country pop hits sparkle. 

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  • L.A. Times Blog

    Nearly every song overstays its welcome; what may have felt like a bunch of great jams in the studio grows tedious over the course of 12 tracks. 

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  • All About Jazz

    Though 100 Miles from Memphis does not have the brilliance of discs like Sheryl Crow . . . or C'Mon, C'Mon . . . it is a highly enjoyable disc with quite a few memorable moments worth quite a few spins.  

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  • Independent

    Her singing is so thin it sounds like a boy whose voice has yet to break. 

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  • Billboard

    A tendency to let the songs run too long notwithstanding, this "100 Miles" is a path Crow was certainly wise to tread. 

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  • American Noise

    A little bit sultry, a little bit silly and not as cohesive as it should be, Memphis nevertheless demonstrates Crow is wholly comfortable in her own skin—whether anyone else likes it or not. 

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  • Music OMH

    One listen to the album reveals that, at least in her mind, she’s the genuine article, and that she’s feeling the need to let herself loose. 

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  • PopSugar

    Sheryl Crow's seventh album, 100 Miles From Memphis, is impeccably timed. 

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  • N.Z. Herald

    Seasoned singer-songwriter [and] cancer survivor . . . Crow opts for a retro-soul makeover on her latest. 

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  • Breitbart

    Crow decided to completely revolutionize her sound by taking on the styles of R&B, funk, and even reggae. 

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  • HiFi Magazine

    Although her latest work doesn’t allow her access to a particular Memphis studio, the pop-country star has no problem recreating the Southern bluesy soul. 

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  • The Wall Street Journal

    The album is filled with old-school horns, tight vocal harmonies, and bright production that recalls some of the classic records out of Motown and Muscle Shoals. 

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  • The Telegraph

    Crow's new soul album lacks sparkle.  

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  • The Journal Star

    Crow's always solid, and she's come up with a couple fine if familiar sounding tunes here with "Summer Day" and "Peaceful Feeling."  

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  • Paul Ridenour

    I remember why I like Sheryl Crow. She has an awesome voice. This CD is really good. 

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