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Sheryl Crow

Simon Witter, The Sunday Times, November 1993

WHEN HER STUNNING DEBUT album Tuesday Night Music Club was released, critics rushed to compare Missouri-born Sheryl Crow to everyone from Rickie Lee Jones to Björk, underselling her multi-generical style in the process. By turns funky, country, rock, folk and jazzy, this is an album whose musical vision and political and emotional confidence simply leaps out of the speakers. Most impressive is the unmistakeable modernity of every song, no matter what musical alleyway it's exploring or how '60s the sentiment expressed.

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