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The Art of Starting Over…Dancing with the Devil

Demi Lovato

The Art of Starting Over…Dancing with the Devil

Seventh album from the Albuquerque-born actress and pop singer-songwriter includes guest appearances from Noah Cyrus, Sam Fischer and Ariana Grande

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  1. 8.0 |   The Independent

    There’s no doubting the emotional authenticity of Lovato’s words and delivery
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  2. 8.0 |   NME

    "The non-official soundtrack" to the star's documentary Dancing with the Devil deals with heavy themes, but also finds her sounding playful and free
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  3. 8.0 |   Clash

    An ambitious and hugely revealing journey into pop redemption
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  4. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Some of her most unapologetic music to date
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  5. 7.5 |   Consequence Of Sound

    A powerful recovery narrative that we desperately hope has left the pop singer in a better place
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  6. 7.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Demi Lovato strips back the pop sheen exposing her barest bones on Dancing With The Devil
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  7. 6.5 |   Pitchfork

    After an overdose nearly ended her life, Demi Lovato sings powerfully and directly about her past and who she wants to become
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  8. 6.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Singer’s seventh album is a companion to the third documentary about her life in which she’s been involved
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  9. 6.0 |   musicOMH

    After everything Lovato has been through over the last few years, it would be understandable if she never wanted to record another album again – the fact that she’s produced one as coherent and occasionally powerful as this one is all credit to her
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  10. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    Lovato delivers lacerating lyrics about the trauma she’s faced since childhood, but the music is less startling
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  11. 6.0 |   Evening Standard

    The music’s pleasant enough but if you want soul-baring you’re better off watching her documentary
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  12. 6.0 |   The FT

    The singer fashions difficult raw material into ballads and acoustic-pop uplift
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