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The Sellout

Macy Gray

The Sellout

Fifth album from the Ohio-born R&B and soul singer-songwriter

ADM rating[?]

6.0

Label
Island
UK Release date
21/06/2010
  1. 8.0 |   Blurt

    Gray's music is joy-filled but never saccharine
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  2. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Gray has re-established her left-field pop-soul reputation. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Rave Magazine

    The Sellout may be her least commercial recording but it’s also her best
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  4. 7.5 |   BBC

    While it's very much an easy listen, it's far from pedestrian. It’s got soul, certainly, but it’s frisky, joyful and carefree
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  5. 7.0 |   NME

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  6. 6.0 |   The Scotsman

    Hopefully, The Sellout will secure that longed-for comeback. Maybe then Gray will be given the latitude to properly push the envelope and re-establish herself as a challenging, distinctive artist
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  7. 6.0 |   The Independent

    But for the first few tracks, it has an engaging charm that's irresistible
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  8. 6.0 |   The Digital Fix

    Maybe this isn't the album to bring her fairweather fans back, but those who are still along for the ride will find enough to enjo
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  9. 6.0 |   music OMH

    She's at her best when she is soulful, like on Help Me, a '60s-style soul track crossed with gospel which gives Gray an edge she so needs
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  10. 6.0 |   Eye Weekly

    Catchy singles such as “Kissed It” should keep her in high rotation. Just don’t crown her the new queen of soul quite yet
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  11. 6.0 |   Daily Telegraph

    The early tracks have an over-produced feel and, although there are some treasures, Gray’s individuality is too often lacking
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  12. 5.0 |   PopMatters

    Macy Gray still has the ability to thrill your ears, but her conviction to really sell out—or to really “sell out”—is limited. Either choice might work better than this middle ground
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  13. 4.0 |   The Observer

    A litany of weak melodies and half-hearted lyrics
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  14. 4.0 |   Q

    Print edition only

  15. 4.0 |   Uncut

    Print edition only


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