History YMMV / BlakeShelton

23rd Sep '15 12:14:27 PM Twentington
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* CriticalDissonance: His first three albums had traditional-leaning country that won him critical acclaim but produced hit-and-miss results on the charts; Pure BS and Startin’ Fires were an awkwardly mediocre transitory period; and Hillbilly Bone onward has found him taking on a more ‘modern’ sound that has rendered him a golden boy on the airplay charts (including a white-hot streak of eleven straight number-one hits), but at the cost of critical derision for his more generic style.

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* CriticalDissonance: His first three albums had traditional-leaning country that won him critical acclaim but produced hit-and-miss results on the charts; Pure BS ''Pure BS'' and Startin’ Fires ''Startin’ Fires'' were an awkwardly mediocre transitory period; and Hillbilly Bone ''Hillbilly Bone'' onward has found him taking on a more ‘modern’ sound that has rendered him a golden boy on the airplay charts (including a white-hot streak of eleven straight number-one hits), but at the cost of critical derision for his more generic style.
17th Sep '15 8:32:54 PM toonyloon
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* CriticalDissonance: His first three albums had traditional-leaning country that won him critical acclaim but produced hit-and-miss results on the charts; Pure BS and Startin’ Fires were an awkwardly mediocre transitory period; and Hillbilly Bone onward has found him taking on a more ‘modern’ sound that has rendered him a golden boy on the airplay charts (including a white-hot streak of eleven straight number-one hits), but at the cost of critical derision for his more generic style.
4th Jun '13 6:15:27 PM Twentington
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* SeasonalRot: Many fans feel that his quality took a nosedive from ''Hillbilly Bone'' onward, when Scott Hendricks took over as his producer. Main points of criticism include an over-reliance on the "country boy"-type songs that are already overdone in Nashville.
13th Sep '12 2:21:34 PM Twentington
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* TearJerker: "When Somebody Knows You That Well", with the male narrator realizing he can't hide emotions from anyone that he loves.

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* TearJerker: TearJerker:
** "The Baby". Narrator reminisces on his mother, who insists that he will always be her baby. He moves on in life, then gets word that his mother is dying. [[spoiler:He doesn't make it in time.]]
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"When Somebody Knows You That Well", with the male narrator realizing he can't hide emotions from anyone that he loves.
13th Sep '12 2:20:00 PM Twentington
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* TearJerker: "When Somebody Knows You That Well" has a man trying to hide various things from others (trying to hide intoxication from his dad, sadness from his wife, and his bad nature from God) before realizing that he can't, since those figures all know him so well.

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* TearJerker: "When Somebody Knows You That Well" has a man trying to hide various things from others (trying to hide intoxication from his dad, sadness from his wife, and his bad nature from God) before Well", with the male narrator realizing he can't hide emotions from anyone that he can't, since those figures all know him so well.loves.
13th Sep '12 2:19:34 PM Twentington
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** "Ol' Red" had been previously recorded by both GeorgeJones and KennyRogers.
10th Sep '12 12:58:40 PM Twentington
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** His version of "God Gave Me You" vs. the original by Dave Barnes.

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** His version of "God Gave Me You" vs. the original by Dave Barnes.Barnes.
* TearJerker: "When Somebody Knows You That Well" has a man trying to hide various things from others (trying to hide intoxication from his dad, sadness from his wife, and his bad nature from God) before realizing that he can't, since those figures all know him so well.
10th Sep '12 12:56:25 PM Twentington
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* CoveredUp:
** "Who Are You When I'm Not Looking" was originally recorded by Joe Nichols.
** His version of "God Gave Me You" vs. the original by Dave Barnes.
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