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Miranda Lambert


Seventh studio album from the Texan Grammy Award-winning country artist

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  1. 9.0 |   Rolling Stone

    The Nashville queen cranks up the guitars, talks love and politics and keeps the drinks coming on a fantastic LP
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  2. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    The Tennessee star’s seventh album is a robustly entertaining set of droll country songs about men, booze and doing the laundry
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    Wildcard isn't as emotionally resonant as some of Lambert's other records, but there's no denying she's delivered exactly what she intended with this album: It's one hell of a good time
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  4. 8.0 |   American Songwriter

    This is everything longtime Lambert fans would want, all wrapped up in a 51 minute gift to her fervent audience
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  5. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Marks a brilliant reassertion of Lambert's magnetic wit. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Musically, Wildcard is all over the place00and that might be its best quality. She ties all these various sounds and styles and settings together by sheer force of will and one of Nashville's mightiest twangs. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Wildcard represents courage, strength and vulnerability as Miranda tells her story. The album is a timeless snapshot that measures a moment in this superstar's life
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  8. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    The old energy returns, but the approach, including the addition of new producer Jay Joyce, rolls forward like a pioneer train
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  9. 7.4 |   Pitchfork

    The country star cheerfully exposes her sometimes-chaotic inner life, wearing her heart on her sleeve as she reaches for another shot of tequila
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  10. 7.0 |   Paste Magazine

    Lambert is an outlaw, and she’s also an album artist, and Wildcard proves she’s one who will be rebelling, experimenting and rocking the hell out for many years to come
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  11. 6.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The album lowers the emotional stakes but still manages to dole out plenty of country-rock bombast
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  12. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    Miranda Lambert can be funny on Wildcard, and she makes fun of herself as well as others. The songs are generally radio friendly. No doubt this CD will yield several hits. However, one expects more
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