“V” features a perfect balance of passive-aggressive lyrics and flowing guitar solos.
“Stories” carries itself along, giving listeners a series of tracks that are both successful on their own and able to complement one another well within one album.
“Honeymoon” has been expertly executed, and Del Rey truly knows how to showcase her dreamy and classic voice along with the gentle background music.
“I Am” is representative of Lewis’ transition from one record label to the next — an empowering journey about fulfilling her potential as an artist, while escaping the clutches of her former label.
“Picking Up the Pieces” is raw and emotional, with a moving level of honesty and simplicity. The blending of coffeehouse and country music is skillfully done and is sure to please old and new fans alike.
“The Book of Souls” is quintessential heavy metal: loud, piercing vocals; dueling, lengthy electric guitar solos; and tales of death and the end of the world.