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).
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.
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).
Her first album So Real was released in December 1999 and took 31 th place in the American Billboard 200.
In December 2016 Moore gave an interview in which she said her mother is a lesbian and left her father for another woman. Interest in singing with Moore arose after watching the musical “Oklahoma! The first public performances of the future stars took place at sporting events in Florida, where Moore played the national anthem.
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.
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.