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Numerous love songs find Caillat (it rhymes with "ballet") practically hyperventilating over romantic relationships. On "Oxygen," for example, she's joyously incapacitated, wanting to share her feelings for a special guy. "Bubbly" says, "Every time I see your bubbly face/I get the tinglies in a silly place ... It starts in my toes/Makes me crinkle my nose." Where some might hear vacillating on several tracks, we can give the singer credit for self-respect, such as her willingness to meet a man half-way ("Realize"), forgive a partner's mistake if he'd show remorse ("Battle") and request that a guy "take it real slow" while she sorts through conflicting emotions ("Feelings Show"). Meanwhile, she urges a girlfriend to quit waffling and invest in a man who's perfect for her (the sweet "Tailor Made"). Last and by far best is "Capri," a life-affirming melody about a pregnant woman and the precious baby she's carrying.

Objectionable Content

Without clear marital context, "Bubbly" suggests that a couple is getting playful under the covers. A bit more explicit is "Magic" ("Wake me with your lips/Come at me from above/Yeah I need you"). "Midnight Bottle" is an ode to alcohol's numbing properties.

Summary Advisory

Mostly smooth and innocent, the debut by Caillet (stylistically, a female Jack Johnson) is a little too casual about physical intimacy and drowning sorrows.

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Top-5 disc includes "Bubbly," which peaked at No. 7

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Universal Republic




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Adam R. Holz Bob Smithouser

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