The Best Tracks of 2019, #8

8. Carly Rae Jepsen, “Now That I Found You” On a terrific album that saw Carly Rae broadening her sound a little more, “Now That I Found You” was the one big, instant classic CRJ track. The arrangement falls right in her wheelhouse: tentative and sweet verses build to a chorus of euphoria and fireworks, […]

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The Best Albums of 2019, #20

20. Carly Rae Jepsen, Dedicated (604) At one point four years ago I was locked in a pretty darn intense discussion about Carly Rae Jepsen, insisting that Emotion was an indisputable classic pop album. At the time it felt like I was talking to a brick wall, but as this decade comes to a close, […]

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The Best Tracks of 2017, #4

                  4. Carly Rae Jepsen, “Cut to the Feeling” Nobody has cornered the effervescent side of North American pop music quite like Carly Rae Jepsen has in the past couple years. Arriving on the heels of 2015’s triumphant Emotion, “Cut to the Feeling” continues that soaring momentum. […]

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