Carrie Underwood, "Undo It"

83 Billboard Rating

Carrie Underwood follows the poignant ballad "Temporary Home" with a song that changes direction by 180 degrees, but is every bit as musically satisfying. Her last single was a thoughtful ballad with an uplifting spiritual message, but on this pulsating anthem, she unleashes the vengeful Carrie persona that was such a hit with audiences who loved "Before He Cheats." The production is crisp, compelling and grabs you by the ears from the opening notes. The song is a sassy kiss-off by a woman who has had enough of an unworthy man. Penned by Underwood, Luke Laird, Marti Frederiksen and "American Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi, the lyric is filled with venomous bite, and Underwood delivers an incendiary performance. She might be America's sweetheard, but this song unleashes her wild side, and it's a sure bet country fans will love what they hear. -Deborah Evans Price

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