Hilary Duff

A true case of trend chasing + ignoring the fact that they had already landed on a winning formula the first time. I love Avril and Ashlee - Autobiography was a defining album for me - but how anyone could think Hilary’s persona (and vocal, ahem, limitations) could lend itself to that kind of material is baffling.

The self-titled was basically an Avril Lavigne album in every sense of the word and Hilary just didn't have the range to pull it off.

Like Mr. James Dean... I sometimes put it on when I need a laugh. Because it's so bad that it's actually enjoyable.

Who's That Girl?

I Am

Someone's Watching Over Me

And The Getaway are the only quality songs from that album for me personally.
 
The shipping brings that to more than £60 which I can't justify despite just saying on this page I want her albums on vinyl ddd please UK store stock it soon
 
Tracks to save from her sophomore effort, in no particular order:

Fly
Do You Want Me?
Underneath This Smile
Who's That Girl?
I Am
The Getaway
Our Lips Are Sealed (Japan)
Fly
Hide Away
Underneath This Smile
I Am
Someone's Watching Over Me

That's generally what I take and run with. They clearly don't hold the replay value of the highs from Metamorphosis and Dignity (Fly perhaps being an exception). At least in my opinion.

From my understanding, Haylie was always the music one, and Hilary needed to find herself artistically. The first two records (Santa Claus Lane + Metamorphosis) were largely products of the Disney machine, and she really needed to break out of that. Most Wanted was a great transition period for her.
 
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I ordered the vinyl straightaway - Mr James Dean has always been one of my favourite songs of hers, so, I'm excited to get my hands on this!
 
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