• Record Label: Artemis
  • Release Date: Sep 12, 2000
Metascore
65

Generally favorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. And fortunately, Rickie also goes beyond the cliched songbook, choosing songs which the soaring yet contemplative voice lends itself perfectly to, and makes her own...
  2. Jones' unmistakable style is unlike anyone else's, and that fact alone will turn away some potential listeners; however, for fans of gentle jazz-pop, It's Like This is an intimate, dreamy wander through the songbooks of the last century.
  3. Although it doesn't always work as a whole, this adventurous collection echoes Jones' catalog thematically and musically...
  4. These are not radical deconstructions a la Cat Power -- just Jones lending her slurred, cozy drawl to material ranging from Traffic's "Low Spark of High Heeled Boys," delivered as a jazzy torch song, to a stripped-down take on Charlie Chaplin's "Smile."
  5. 40
    Jones admits a queasy air of self-congratulation to her third album of jazzified covers.

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