In the review magazine, Entertainment Weekly noted that Moore’s songs, revolving around the theme “still inexperienced love”, performed with “suffocating professionalism”, and ballads in the album “nauseating”.
And although the songs sounded on the radio, and her album So Real went platinum in the US (early 2000) and was sold about 1 million copies, it was not as successful as the same Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Jessica Simpson. Movies described as “amazing caller” almost top 40 in the U. Billboard Hot 100, finishing in 41st place and becoming the gold.
2003 Album “Coverage”, buildable album and a new contract In October 2003, Mandy Moore released her fourth album Coverage, which All Music Guide called “a leap in musical maturity” while Entertainment Weekly — “attempt to reset the image of the blonde with the gum.” The album featured cover versions of songs of the 1970-ies and 1980-ies that influenced the singer’s childhood.Moore noted that she didn’t want to exceed original performers, but only offered their own interpretation of their music.Her first album So Real was released in December 1999 and took 31 th place in the American Billboard 200.After the release of the observers gave Moore the last place among the “pop princesses” such as Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Jessica Simpson.She was later noticed by the head of Department on the selection of artists and repertoire (A&R) recording company, Epic Records, whose friend from Fed Ex overheard her singing in a recording Studio, and then Mandy Moore signed a contract with the Studio.
Mandy Moore’s musical career 1999-2002: early albums In 1999, Moore was involved in a joint tour with the Backstreet Boys group.Some reviewers criticized the album because it contained remixes of old songs and did not anticipate further creative development and All Music Guide has described his style as “more trashy, vulgar, tasteless, and altogether more disposable” than that of the previous.The album took 21 th place on the Billboard 200 in the USA went gold, it sold about 792 000 copies.The title track “I Wanna Be With You” was the only single in the album and took 24-th line in the Hot 100, what was the best achievement of Mandy Moore.He also became the soundtrack to the film “Center Stage” (2000).Met with her future husband during his stay in London, where he served, she secretly fled to the United States.