In early 2002, was released as the final single, “Cry” associated with the movie “A Walk to Remember” in which Mandy Moore made her debut in the title role.In 2006, Moore bitterly commented on her early albums, she took it as “abhorrent” and that her first albums were quite awful.Moore said she would return the money to anyone who bought her first two albums, if I could.During a radio interview in April 2006, one of the leading, who had heard her confession, asked to return the money for the first album that Moore did.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).
The album received mixed reviews from critics, although Entertainment Weekly noted that Moore tried to create a new sound and “hoarse notes of the voices of Natalia Imbruglia’s sound like a teenage pop music, it could be much worse” Rolling Stone praised Moore more like “aspiring rocker than R&B upstart” and indicated that she got on the “high road” compared to her first two albums.
Moore has performed live several times, including on the show Teenapalooza Fox Network in 2001.
Another single, “Crush”, also failed to hit the American charts, although MTV frequently aired videos (Moore participated in the MTV show TRL).
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.