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  • Summary: The Essex-born pop singer, Jessie "J" Cornish, makes her debut and has already created a buzz as the the recent Brit's "Critics Choice" winner.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 23
  2. Negative: 3 out of 23
  1. 80
    This debut switches effortlessly from r&b ballads to punchy rap tunes. With her big voice and ballsy attitude, is she Ilford's very own Pink?
  2. Apr 11, 2011
    70
    She'll no doubt weather criticism for such a broad palette, and for a debut called Who You Are, it certainly doesn't shed any definitive light on its maker's artistic identity.
  3. Uncut
    May 13, 2011
    60
    Sincere but Hokey homilies test the patience, but she brings imaginative vocal skills and real life experiences to "White Room," which displays a certain determined character. [Jun 2011, p.86]
  4. Mar 22, 2011
    50
    She's still one to watch, but the hype which preceded the release of Who You Are promised much more than what has been delivered.
  5. Apr 11, 2011
    50
    Unfortunately, the songs on Who You Are that allow Jessie J's ugly, born-that-way vocals to cut loose are in the distinct minority. In the quest to find herself, she seems to have gotten sidetracked.
  6. 50
    Weirdest of all, though, is that no matter how much Jessie J sings about being herself, we don't really ever get a sense of who, or what, that is.
  7. Mar 29, 2011
    10
    This is dead-eyed pop with aspirations of being your comfort food but turns out to be a starchy soulless slop.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 46
  2. Negative: 9 out of 46
  1. Oct 16, 2015
    10
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  2. Mar 29, 2020
    10
    Jessie J tiene una de las mejores voces de la industria musical y en este álbum lo demostró sin duda alguna. Su arte está infravalorado, yJessie J tiene una de las mejores voces de la industria musical y en este álbum lo demostró sin duda alguna. Su arte está infravalorado, y ella merece muchísimo más. Expand
  3. Jun 11, 2011
    10
    I love this album. "Do it like a Dude" is one of the best songs of the year! Congratulations Jessie J, you have a piece of my heart. If youI love this album. "Do it like a Dude" is one of the best songs of the year! Congratulations Jessie J, you have a piece of my heart. If you (Jessie J) continue on this path will be the next to pop artists like Lady Gaga Expand
  4. Oct 16, 2014
    8
    "Who You Are" is one of the best Pop album from 2011! Jessie J voice is so great and her lyrics are amazing!! I cannot explain how I felt"Who You Are" is one of the best Pop album from 2011! Jessie J voice is so great and her lyrics are amazing!! I cannot explain how I felt while I was listening this one... This album is biggest than her others albums, that's all! Expand
  5. Feb 5, 2015
    7
    Jessie J has that unique and powerful tone in her voice which made this album all the more interesting worth spending money on however, herJessie J has that unique and powerful tone in her voice which made this album all the more interesting worth spending money on however, her lyrics often are unrelatable and has no significance in the current global crisises. Expand
  6. Jan 7, 2013
    5
    Jessie J falls into the same category as Christina Aguilera. Both singers actually have nice voices, but decides to purposely fall into theJessie J falls into the same category as Christina Aguilera. Both singers actually have nice voices, but decides to purposely fall into the same 'Pop Diva' category. Her single Money is pretty good, but there is a lot of unnecessary vocalizing in her other tracks. That's the crappy side of Pop Music. You have singers with limited range whose 'average' voice blend with its deliberately produced beats (case in point, Kylie Minogue). Yet there are singers who can actually sing who are disadvantaged and over powers songs that are 'electronically processed'. In the end, she felt like a second rate 'Lady Gaga'. Expand
  7. Jul 14, 2012
    0
    Definitely one of the worst albums I've ever heard. Music boring, tedious, who can not be attractive. Except perhaps not even a song on thisDefinitely one of the worst albums I've ever heard. Music boring, tedious, who can not be attractive. Except perhaps not even a song on this CD. Perhaps "Domino" which is blatant plagiarism "Last Friday Night." Expand

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