LtSticks 5


Add to my Circle of Trust

Subscribe to reviews

About me:

Member since:09.11.2004



Sheryl Crow: An example for young artists today?


Versatile quality

Sometimes a bit corny

Recommendable Yes:

6 Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful See ratings
very helpful by (8%):
  1. waynehorrigan
helpful by (83%):
  1. Soho_Black
  3. purplelynne
and 7 other members
somewhat helpful by (8%):
  1. pinkmatchstick

View all ratings

The overall rating of a review is different from a simple average of all individual ratings.

Share this review on Google+

Whenever someone asks me what artists I feel are truly, something special, I'll usually have Sheryl Crow come to mind straightaway. And most people I think will say that she's nothing special, and I beg to differ.

No matter what people's taste in music is, I feel everyone appreciates a quality in lyrics. A prolific songwriter, Crow has turned out dozens of songs, from the catchy tunes, to the more heartfelt love songs. One song in particular I listened to a lot, during a bad breakup, and another reviewer mentioned it I believe, which was Come on Come on, a duet with the Corrs. It deviated a bit from the usual acoustic style of Sheryl, adding to her guitar ridden track with the characteristic violins of the Corrs. This song pinpointed her talent, to me. I believe the mark of a truly great singer is melding his/her quality with that of another, to make a masterpiece. This might sound a little stupid, but I felt that song was, truly an example of that. The lyrics, as always, hit home to those who know exactly what she means when she's singing "break my heart again, for old times' sake.."

Of course, I could list any song she's written and say its a masterpiece, take for instance Everyday is a Winding Road. This song got me through 1st year of university. My now flatmate and I were bored, stressed and in need of some fun. Enter the Best of Sheryl Crow. The song comes on, hilarity ensues in us singing the lyrics at a volume too terrible to imagine, at 3am in the morning. I guess the point Im trying to make is that the songs can give the opportunity to chill out, or share slow dances with lovers, or just sing along to at the top of your voice.

Versatile would be the word to describe Sheryl Crow. I feel she could be an example for other artists to follow. I dont see her stomping around acting like an idiot wherever she goes. Those arrogant manufactured idols might want to take a few leaves out of Ms Crow's book, to see what can make a singer really great.
  Write your own review

Share this review on Google+

  Next review »

Rate this review »

How helpful would this review be to a person making a buying decision? Rating guidelines

Rate as exceptional

Rate as somewhat helpful

Rate as very helpful

Rate as not helpful

Rate as helpful

Rate as off topic

Write your own review Report a problem with this review’s content

Comments about this review »

Soho_Black 05.02.2005 10:40

I do fi nd her work a little bland, but she does at least write her own songs and play an instrument, which so few of today's artists do. I hope a lot of them can learn from that, and be proper musicians, and not just puppets!

purplelynne 01.02.2005 21:49

She has a great voice. Lynne x

DBZKing 01.02.2005 19:40

Nice review, sounds good!

Add your comment

max. 2000 characters

  Post comment

Similar offers for Sheryl Crow »

1 to 3 out of 40 similar offers for Sheryl Crow Show all similar offers
Sheryl Crow: "C'Mon, C'Mon" Tab - Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow: "C'Mon, C'Mon" Tab - Sheryl Crow

This feel good rock and roll album is filled with great original songs and guest vocals ... more

from Lenny Kravitz, Don Henley, Stevie Nicks, and
Emmy Lou Harris, This is a must have guitar tab
songbook including authentic tab notation,
standard notation, lyrics and chords.Extent: 96
pagesSteve McQueen; Soak up the sun; You're an
original; Safe and sound; C'mon C'mon; It's so
easy; Over you; Lucky kid; Diamond Road; It's only
love; Abilene; Hole in my pocket; Weather channel

 Visit Shop  >
amazon marketplace books
Postage & Packaging:  Check Site.
Availability:  Usually dispatched within 1-2 business days...

Hits & Rarities - Sheryl Crow

Hits & Rarities - Sheryl Crow


 Visit Shop  >
Postage & Packaging:  Free!
Availability:  Usually dispatched within 24 hours...

Icon - Sheryl Crow

Icon - Sheryl Crow

Release Date: 2012-05-31, Audio CD, Usm

 Visit Shop  >
Postage & Packaging:  £1.49
Availability:  Usually dispatched within 24 hours...

More reviews »

Review Ratings »

This review of Sheryl Crow has been rated:

"very helpful" by (8%):

  1. waynehorrigan

"helpful" by (83%):

  1. Soho_Black
  3. purplelynne

and 7 other members

"somewhat helpful" by (8%):

  1. pinkmatchstick

The overall rating of a review is different from a simple average of all individual ratings.