• Record Label: Epic
  • Release Date: Oct 2, 2012
Metascore
51

Mixed or average reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 9
  2. Negative: 2 out of 9
  1. All Syco needed to do was reprise her staggering first TV audition. Astonishingly, they've dropped the ball.
  2. 20
    the only real flashes of character come from the reworked riffs of Old Neneh Cherry and Ann Peebles hits used on a couple of tracks.
User Score
4.4

Mixed or average reviews- based on 81 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 18
  2. Negative: 6 out of 18
  1. Feb 26, 2012
    2
    Overall, 'Sticks & Stones' is pretty much everything thatâ
  2. Oct 12, 2012
    5
    "Unfortunately, [Sticks + Stones] isn't much of a great debut. It contains songs like "Want U Back" and "With Ur Love" that are really fine"Unfortunately, [Sticks + Stones] isn't much of a great debut. It contains songs like "Want U Back" and "With Ur Love" that are really fine bubbly pop radio tunes, but the album together is just a problem waiting to happen." Full Review »
  3. Nov 24, 2012
    2
    Hurry up Cher, it's been months since your X Factor trip, people are starting to forget about you! Just do a shallow pop album to appeaseHurry up Cher, it's been months since your X Factor trip, people are starting to forget about you! Just do a shallow pop album to appease them.. like now!! Full Review »