Friday, April 1, 2016

Gwen Stefani #ThisIsWhatTheTruthFeelsLike #GwenO2O

I think it’s been almost 10 years since Gwen Stefani released a solo album, but you’d never think it, since she seems to have eased back into recording from her heart and soul as if no time has past at all. A lot has gone on since then and it shows in the both thew quality of her lyrics and the soul of her music. Clearly, Gwen channeled her heartbreak into the new album, as she recently admitted that her divorce nearly killed her. Despite that heartbreak, though, this is a strong and true body of work that transcends standard pop fare and captures what she does best: craft raw, honest and emotional music that will always be relatable and memorable.

Track listing:

  1. Misery
  2. You're My Favorite
  3. Where Would I Be
  4. Make Me Like You
  5. Truth
  6. Used To Love You
  7. Send Me A Picture
  8. Red Flag
  9. Asking For It
  10. Naughty
  11. Me Without You
  12. Rare

Note: There are four bonus tracks on the album available at Target:

  1. Rocket Shit (Target Exclusive)
  2. Getting Warmer (Target Exclusive)
  3. Obsessed (Target Exclusive)
  4. Splash (Target Exclusive)

Some of my personal favorites include “Asking 4 It,” which features a great duet with Fetty Wap; “Send Me a Picture,” which manages to capture the fun and urgency of trading erotic photos with your lover; and “Me Without You,” with its memorable lyrics that conjures up feelings that go with the newness of heartache and betrayal.

As far as I’m concerned, Gwen doesn't disappoint with this latest effort. She has so much emotion in each song, she apparently had to wait a few years to gather enough drama to draw upon for her music! The whole album features a broad range of songs stylistically, but somehow it all works. It’s an excellent quality to the recordings here, where lots of time was clearly spent producing this album. In fact, I can’t wait until the next one!  Looking to buy her album now? Go to either of these links and purchase it today!


FTC Disclosure: I participated in this sponsored album review program as a member of One2One Network. I was provided the album to review but all opinions are my own.


1 comment

  1. Sometimes breaking up is a very devastating thing. I remember.

    Have a fabulous day. Big hugs. ♥♥♥


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