A look back at Sheryl’s sophomore album by Pitchfork
“Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit Sheryl Crow’s barnstorming second album, a collection of restless pop-rock anthems with something to prove.
Sheryl Crow’s self-produced second album begins with a woman scanning the sky for extraterrestrial life. “I swear they’re out there,” she sings, barreling down the highway in hot pursuit. It ends, 12 songs later, with a woman sneaking out of bed before the man beside her wakes up. “I’m just an ordinary woman/Slipping away,” she sings in her upper register, like she’s belting out a gospel standard…….”
Read the full Sam Sodomsky review on Pitchfork here: https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/sheryl-crow-sheryl-crow/