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That's How Rumors Get Started

Margo Price

That's How Rumors Get Started

Third studio album from the Nashville-based singer-songwriter produced by Sturgill Simpson

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  1. 8.0 |   Clash

    Margo Price manages to balance the challenging act of making the most of the Nashville experience without allowing herself to get sucked into it. ‘That’s How Rumors Get Started’ shows that it’s possible to stay true to the genre but also engage in light touch experimentation and pursue other interests
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  2. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Relatability charms never harmed Dolly Parton, and that's who you think of as these gargantuan melodies shimmer and soar. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Q

    She's still very much the real deal. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   Uncut

    There's a restless energy. There's a refreshing purity, too. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Having lived through death, prison, homelessness and drug epiphanies, Margo Price is well equipped with country music’s subject matter – but treats it without sentimentality
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  6. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Margo Price was marketed as country rock because of her rural roots. But she was always more rock than country, as one can hear on That's How Rumors Get Started
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  7. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Margo Price fearlessly breaks free from the shackles of country music
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  8. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    From her visceral chemistry with her collaborators to their razor-sharp take on Americana and — above all — Price's deeply personal lyricism, there are plenty of elements that make That's How Rumors Get Started one of the year's strongest country releases
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  9. 8.0 |   The FT

    The new album reflects the country singer’s history as a non-conformer with its broad stylistic range
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  10. 8.0 |   All Music

    There's a confidence in her vocal performances that reflects the album's spirit: She's comfortable following her obsessions and idiosyncrasies to their logical end, resulting in a record that comforts and challenges in equal measure
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  11. 8.0 |   American Songwriter

    Reinforces Price’s skill as a lyricist and vocalist
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  12. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Price doesn't so much present a new portrait of the artist as bring clarity to what we've been seeing all along
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  13. 7.5 |   Consequence Of Sound

    A country-rock record for both twentysomethings and their parents to listen to together
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  14. 7.0 |   Paste Magazine

    Price has definitely upended expectations, by gutting her way through the disappointment, self-doubt and financial peril of a musician hoping for a break. She’s earned hers, to be sure, but That’s How Rumors Get Started suggests that she’s still getting her bearings after such a tumultuous ride
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  15. 6.3 |   Pitchfork

    With country as her foundation, the versatile singer and songwriter pivots toward classic rock. She sounds less like the honky-tonk rebel and more like the Nashville professional
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  16. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    Perhaps it was time to move on, but Simpson’s big rockist production sometimes swamps Price’s voice and those deliciously frank and feisty lyrics
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