So Far...The Best of Sinead O'Connor Chronicling her evolution from wailing-banshee iconoclast (the anti-Riverdancer) to softly crooning mom, Sinead O'Connor's first-ever compilation amounts to a 77-minute mood swing. If some of… So Far...The Best of Sinead O'Connor Chronicling her evolution from wailing-banshee iconoclast (the anti-Riverdancer) to softly crooning mom, Sinead O'Connor's first-ever compilation amounts to a 77-minute mood swing. If some of… Sinead O'Connor Reissues
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So Far...The Best of Sinead O'Connor

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A-

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Chronicling her evolution from wailing-banshee iconoclast (the anti-Riverdancer) to softly crooning mom, Sinead O'Connor's first-ever compilation amounts to a 77-minute mood swing. If some of her early work now feels shrill and strident, her later experiments with hip-hop beats and Bomb the Bass (included here) make her seem visionary. It's common for pop stars to boast of growing up in public, but O'Connor's actually done it with So Far...The Best of Sinead O'Connor. A-

Originally posted Dec 12, 1997 Published in issue #409 Dec 12, 1997 Order article reprints