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With his velvety voice and urbane charm, Michael Bublé is the epitome of the modern crooner, ably interpreting American Songbook standards alongside modern pop covers, as well as his own ebullient originals. He further conjures this vibe on his 11th studio album, 2022's appealing Higher. One the most notable aspects of Higher is the presence of Paul McCartney, whose song "My Valentine" (culled from 2012's Kisses on the Bottom) Bublé covers to fine effect here, with McCartney producing. A moody, minor-key ballad, the song evokes the work of iconic French singer Jacques Brel and recalls how McCartney (a long-avowed jazz and standards aficionado) would often bring such influences to the Beatles, further broadening that group's cross-generational appeal. It's one of the standout moments on Higher and nicely illuminates the stylistic balance between jazz, traditional pop, and contemporary pop that Bublé is going for. On Higher, Bublé is often at his best when taking on jazz standards, represented here in tracks like the big-band swing of "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" or the orchestral romance of "A Nightingale Sang in Barclay Square." His relaxed, kitten-soft voice is a perfect match for the nuanced and sophisticated style of these songs. There's also a knowing quality about Bublé, as if he's well aware of the bygone aesthetic he's playing with by being an old-school crooner in the post-modern age -- it's a persona that's wry, a little campy, and helps sell his more over-the-top choices -- like taking on the '70s show biz disco of Barry White's "You're My First, My Last, My Everything." His ironic schmooze achieves technicolor brilliance on the flamboyant 1930s movie soundtrack arrangement of Charlie Chaplin's "Smile." Replete with shimmering strings and what sounds like a backing chorus of winged angels, it ends the album but might have worked even better as an opening track. There's also an amiable duet with Willie Nelson on the country icon's classic "Crazy" that has the relaxed, in-the-moment energy of a Muppet Show performance. Of his original songs, the standout is the title track. Co-written by Greg Wells, OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder, and even Bublé's eight-year-old son, Noah (who recovered from his battle with liver cancer in 2017), "Higher" is a fun, tango-influenced banger that sticks in your head. There's also the romantic "I'll Never Not Love You" and the heartfelt tribute to his mom, "Mother," all songs that (like his 2005 hit "Home") add a bit of earnest warmth to the album's overall buoyant, swinging feeling -- one that Bublé has made his own.
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1
I'll Never Not Love You
00:03:38

Greg Wells, Producer, Drums, Guitar, Piano, Bass, RecordingEngineer, ExecutiveProducer - Serban Ghenea, Mixer - Michael Bublé, Lead Vocals, Writer, MainArtist, ExecutiveProducer - Joe Chiccarelli, RecordingEngineer - Angela Fisher, Background Vocals - Tiffany Smith, Background Vocals - Kevin Dorsey, Background Vocals - Will Wheaton, Background Vocals - Michael Pollack, Piano, Writer - Bryce Bordone, MixingEngineer

© 2022 Reprise Records ℗ 2022 Reprise Records

2
My Valentine
00:03:28

Greg Wells, Mixer, ExecutiveProducer - Justin Smith, Violin - Gayle Levant, Harp - Lyle Workman, Guitar - Paul Mccartney, Producer, Writer - Alan Chang, Piano - Michael Bublé, Vocals, MainArtist, ExecutiveProducer - Abe Laboriel Jr., Drums - Steve Genewick, Engineer - Adam Greenholtz, Mixer - Suzanne Ornstein, Violin - Wendy Sutter, Cello - Jeff Carney, Bass - Danielle Farina, Viola - Sandy Park, Orchestral Contractor - Brian Lucey, Masterer - Krzysztof Kuznik, Violin - Jennifer Wharton, Trombone - Jennifer Montone, Horn - Shmuel Katz, Viola - Monica Davis, Viola - Erik Kertes, Bass, Pre-Production Recording Engineer, AdditionalEngineer - Gregg August, Bass - Pedro Diaz, English Horn - Molly Carr, Viola - Joanna Maurer, Violin - Annaliesa Place, Violin - Yurika Mok, Violin - Catherine Sim, Violin - Ian Kagey, Orchestral Engineer, VocalEngineer - John Allred, Trombone - Clay Sears, Guitar - Kuan Cheng Lu, Violin - David Heiss, Cello - David Grossman, Bass - David Southorn, Violin - Nicholas Jacobson-Larson, Arranger, MIDI Programming - Julia Bruskin, Cello - Hector Falcon, Violin - Ryan Walsh, Oboe - Emily Popham, Violin - Andrew Bove, Tuba - Josh Henderson, Violin - Joseph Fiedler, Trombone - Anne Scharer, Horn - Pavel Vinnitsky, Clarinet - Liam Burke, Clarinet - Andrew Janss, Cello - Hugo Valverde, Horn - Zac Zinger, Flute - Dan Wions, Horn - Dean LeBlanc, Clarinet - Dan Krekeler, Bass - Adrienne Somerville-Kiamie, Viola - Ahra Cho, Violin - Duoming Ba, Violin - Eriko Kano, Violin - Irene Brewslaw, Viola - Julia Choi, Violin - Kelly Cho, Violin - Kyeyoung Kwon, Cello - Ru-Pei Yeh, Cello - Sang Wook Bahng, Violin - Tara O’Conner, Flute

© 2022 Reprise Records ℗ 2022 Reprise Records

3
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
00:03:05

Greg Wells, Producer, Mixer, RecordingEngineer, ExecutiveProducer - Richard George, Violin - Chris Worsey, Cello - Ian Burdge, Cello - Mark Frost, Bass Trombone - Everton Nelson, Violin - Ian Humphries, Violin - Howard Mcgill, Flute, Alto Saxophone - Andy Greenwood, Trumpet - Martin Williams, Clarinet, Flute, Tenor Saxophone - Michael Bublé, Vocals, MainArtist, ExecutiveProducer - Joe Chiccarelli, RecordingEngineer - Eric Maschwitz, Lyricist - Manning Sherwin, Composer - Patrick Kiernan, Violin - Tom Pigott-Smith, Violin - Bruce White, Viola - Jeremy Murphy, RecordingEngineer - Magnus Johnston, Violin - Charlie Brown, Violin - Tom Walsh, Trumpet - Jenny Sacha, Violin - Chris Bolster, RecordingEngineer - Trevor Mires, Tenor Trombone - Mike Smith, Drums - Reiad Chibah, Viola - Brian Lucey, Masterer - Alison Dods, Violin - Alistair White, Tenor Trombone - Nichol Thomson, Tenor Trombone - Natalia Bonner, Violin - Nicky Sweeney, Violin - Chris Hill, Bass - Tom Richards, Arranger, Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone - Ross Stanley, Keyboards - Ryan Quigley, Trumpet - Claire McInerney, Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone - Simon Marsh, Clarinet, Flute, Alto Saxophone - Amy Stewart, Contractor - Ciaran McCabe, Violin - James Douglas, Cello - Tommy Emmerton, Guitar - Louis Dowdeswell, Trumpet - Callum Au, Arranger - Laura Beck, Assistant Recording Engineer - Dan Hayden, Assistant Recording Engineer - Annie Beilby, Viola - High Webb, Harp - Kay Stephan, Violin - Kaye Musker, Viola - Marianna Haynes, Violin - Warren Zielinkski, Violin

© 2022 Reprise Records ℗ 2022 Reprise Records

4
Make You Feel My Love
00:03:17

Greg Wells, ExecutiveProducer - Bob Rock, Producer, Mixer, Recorded by - Charlie Bisharat, Violin - Jamie Muhoberac, Keyboards - Lyle Workman, Guitar - Bob Dylan, Writer - Michael Landau, Guitar - Mark Robertson, Violin - Michael Bublé, Vocals, MainArtist, ExecutiveProducer - Neel Hammond, Violin - Abe Laboriel Jr., Drums - Sarah Thornblade, Violin - Adam Greenholtz, Mixer, Recorded by - Tammy Hatwan, Violin - Alma Fernandez, Viola - Alyssa Park, Violin - Marisa Kuney, Violin - Shalini Vijayan, Violin - Bosco Mann, Bass - Brian Lucey, Masterer - Charles Tyler, Cello - Luke Maurer, Viola - Ina Veli, Violin - Tim Loo, Cello - Gina Zimitti, Contractor - Nicholas Jacobson-Larson, String Arranger, Orchestration - Meredith Crawford, Viola - Luanne Homzy, Violin - Diana Wade, Viola - Christopher Ahn, Cello - Ashoka Thiagarajan, Violin - Megan Shung Smith, Violin - Hillary Ahn Smith, Cello

© 2022 Reprise Records ℗ 2022 Reprise Records

5
Baby I'll Wait
00:02:23

Greg Wells, Producer, Mixer, Drums, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Writer, Bass, Programming, RecordingEngineer, ExecutiveProducer - Jason Reeves, Writer - Nathan Chapman, Writer - Michael Bublé, Lead Vocals, Writer, MainArtist, ExecutiveProducer - Joe Chiccarelli, RecordingEngineer - Angela Fisher, Background Vocals - John Mayer, Writer - Tiffany Smith, Background Vocals - Kevin Dorsey, Background Vocals - Will Wheaton, Background Vocals - Brian Lucey, Masterer - Fraser Churchill, Writer

© 2022 Reprise Records ℗ 2022 Reprise Records

6
Higher
00:03:05

Greg Wells, Producer, Mixer, Drums, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Writer, Bass, Programming, RecordingEngineer, ExecutiveProducer - Ryan Tedder, Writer - Charlie Bisharat, Violin - Mark Robertson, Violin - Michael Bublé, Vocals, Writer, MainArtist, ExecutiveProducer - Neel Hammond, Violin - Andrew Duckles, Viola - Joe Chiccarelli, RecordingEngineer - Natalie Leggett, Violin - Sarah Thornblade, Violin - Steve Genewick, Brass Engineer, String Recording Engineer - Alma Fernandez, Viola - Alyssa Park, Violin - Doug Tornquist, Tuba - Marisa Kuney, Violin - Songa Lee, Violin - Andrew Martin, Trombone - Shalini Vijayan, Violin - Barry Perkins, Trumpet - Teag Reaves, Horn - Dylan Hart, Horn - Brian Lucey, Masterer - Erik Rynearson, Viola - Charles Tyler, Cello - Daniel Rosenboom, Trumpet - Luke Maurer, Violin - Ina Veli, Violin - Tim Loo, Cello - Katie Sloan, Violin - Gina Zimitti, Orchestral Contractor - Jonah Levy, Trumpet - Nicholas Jacobson-Larson, Arranger, Programming - Laura Brenes, Horn - Meredith Crawford, Viola - Benjamin Jacobson, Violin - Luanne Homzy, Violin - Katelyn Faraudo, Horn - Robert Schaer, Trumpet - Stefan Smith, Viola - Phillip Keen, Trombone - Christopher Ahn, Cello - Ashoka Thiagarajan, Violin - Megan Shung Smith, Violin - Garth Neustadter, Violin - Hillary Ahn Smith, Cello - Philip Blake Cooper, Tuba - Noah Bublé, Writer

© 2022 Reprise Records ℗ 2022 Reprise Records

7
Crazy (with Willie Nelson)
00:04:54

Greg Wells, ExecutiveProducer - Bob Rock, Producer, Mixer, Recorded by - Charlie Bisharat, Violin - Jamie Muhoberac, Keyboards - Lyle Workman, Guitar - Willie Nelson, Writer, FeaturedArtist, With Vocals - Michael Landau, Guitar - Mark Robertson, Violin - Alan Chang, Piano - Michael Bublé, Vocals, MainArtist, ExecutiveProducer - Neel Hammond, Violin - Abe Laboriel Jr., Drums - Sarah Thornblade, Violin - Chuck Berghofer, Bass - Rafael Padilla, Percussion - Adam Greenholtz, Mixer, Recorded by - Graham Dechter, Guitar - Tammy Hatwan, Violin - Alma Fernandez, Viola - Alyssa Park, Violin - Marisa Kuney, Violin - Shalini Vijayan, Violin - Brian Lucey, Masterer - Charles Tyler, Cello - Luke Maurer, Viola - Ina Veli, Violin - Tim Loo, Cello - Gina Zimitti, Contractor - Nicholas Jacobson-Larson, String Arranger, Orchestration - Meredith Crawford, Viola - Luanne Homzy, Violin - Diana Wade, Viola - Christopher Ahn, Cello - Ashoka Thiagarajan, Violin - Megan Shung Smith, Violin - Hillary Ahn Smith, Cello

© 2022 Reprise Records ℗ 2022 Reprise Records

8
Bring It On Home to Me
00:04:35

Greg Wells, ExecutiveProducer - Bob Rock, Producer, Mixer, Recorded by - Rusty Anderson, Guitar - Jim Keltner, Drums - Sam Cooke, Writer - Michael Bublé, Lead Vocals, MainArtist, ExecutiveProducer - David Daughtry, Background Vocals - Angela Fisher, Background Vocals - Chuck Berghofer, Bass - Rafael Padilla, Percussion - David Levita, Guitar - Tiffany Smith, Background Vocals - Adam Greenholtz, Mixer, Recorded by - Andrea Jones, Background Vocals - Nelson Beato, Background Vocals - Darryl Williams, Background Vocals - Kevin Dorsey, Background Vocals - Will Wheaton, Background Vocals - Brian Lucey, Masterer - Dave Pierce, Arranger - Michael Mitchell, Piano - Jason Morales, Background Vocals - Sharon Youngblood, Background Vocals - Ashley Morgan, Background Vocals - Markita Knight, Background Vocals - Toiya Barnes, Background Vocals - Nita Whittaker, Background Vocals - Laurhen Beato, Background Vocals - Shelley Scar, Background Vocals

© 2022 Reprise Records ℗ 2022 Reprise Records

9
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
00:03:23

Greg Wells, Mixer, ExecutiveProducer - Nick Lee, Trombone - Camille Miller, Violin - Charlie Bisharat, Violin - Duke Ellington, Composer - Bob Russell, Lyricist - Gina Zimmitti, Contractor - Mark Robertson, Violin - Michael Bublé, Vocals, MainArtist, ExecutiveProducer - Neel Hammond, Violin - Josefina Vergara, Violin - Jason Goldman, Contractor - Adam Greenholtz, Recorded by - Tammy Hatwan, Violin - Alma Fernandez, Viola - Alyssa Park, Violin - Marisa Kuney, Violin - Songa Lee, Violin - Ryan Shaw, Drums - Adam Schroeder, Baritone Saxophone - Brian Lucey, Masterer - Eric Byers, Cello - Erik Rynearson, Viola - Jamie Hovorka, Trumpet - josh nelson, Piano - Jonathan Moerschel, Viola - Ina Veli, Violin - Vanessa Freebairn Smith, Cello - Tim Loo, Cello - Katie Sloan, Violin - Alex Hahn, Alto Saxophone - Lemar Guillary, Trombone - Matt Richards, Alto Saxophone - Chris Sullivan, Tenor Saxophone - Mike Cottone, Trumpet - Luanne Homzy, Violin - Julie Jung, Cello - Alex Frank, Bass - Stefan Smith, Viola - Ryan DeWeese, Trumpet - Jon Hatamiya, Trombone - Harry Ostrander, Trumpet - Ido Meshulam, Trombone - Graham Decter, Guitar - Jason “Spicy G” Goldman, Producer - Ramsey Castanedas, Tenor Saxophone

© 2022 Reprise Records ℗ 2022 Reprise Records

10
Mother
00:03:57

Greg Wells, Producer, Mixer, Drums, Guitar, Keyboards, Piano, Writer, Bass, RecordingEngineer, ExecutiveProducer - David Campbell, String Arranger - Charlie Bisharat, Violin - STEVE Churchyard, RecordingEngineer - Michael Bublé, Vocals, Writer, MainArtist, ExecutiveProducer - Andrew Duckles, Viola - Joe Chiccarelli, RecordingEngineer - Josefina Vergara, Violin - Mario DeLeon, Violin - Natalie Leggett, Violin - Tammy Hatwan, Violin - Alma Fernandez, Viola - Roberto Cani, Violin - Songa Lee, Violin - Paula Hochhalter, Cello - Sara Perkins, Violin - Brian Lucey, Masterer - Jon Bellion, Writer - Jacob Braun, Cello - Michael Pollack, Writer - Thomas Hartem, Jr., Bass

© 2022 Reprise Records ℗ 2022 Reprise Records

11
Don't Take Your Love From Me
00:03:56

Greg Wells, Producer, Mixer, RecordingEngineer, ExecutiveProducer - Richard George, Violin - Chris Worsey, Cello - Ian Burdge, Cello - Mark Frost, Bass Trombone - Everton Nelson, Violin - Ian Humphries, Violin - Howard Mcgill, Flute, Alto Saxophone - Andy Greenwood, Trumpet - Martin Williams, Clarinet, Flute, Tenor Saxophone - Michael Bublé, Vocals, MainArtist, ExecutiveProducer - Joe Chiccarelli, RecordingEngineer - Patrick Kiernan, Violin - Tom Pigott-Smith, Violin - Bruce White, Viola - Jeremy Murphy, RecordingEngineer - Magnus Johnston, Violin - Charlie Brown, Violin - Tom Walsh, Trumpet - Jenny Sacha, Violin - Chris Bolster, RecordingEngineer - Trevor Mires, Tenor Trombone - Mike Smith, Drums - Reiad Chibah, Viola - HENRY NEMO, Writer - Brian Lucey, Masterer - Alison Dods, Violin - Alistair White, Tenor Trombone - Nichol Thomson, Tenor Trombone - Natalia Bonner, Violin - Nicky Sweeney, Violin - Chris Hill, Bass - Tom Richards, Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone - Ross Stanley, Keyboards - Ryan Quigley, Trumpet - Claire McInerney, Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone - Simon Marsh, Clarinet, Flute, Alto Saxophone - Amy Stewart, Contractor - Ciaran McCabe, Violin - James Douglas, Cello - Tommy Emmerton, Guitar - Louis Dowdeswell, Trumpet - Callum Au, Arranger - Laura Beck, Assistant Recording Engineer - Dan Hayden, Assistant Recording Engineer - Annie Beilby, Viola - High Webb, Harp - Kay Stephan, Violin - Kaye Musker, Viola - Marianna Haynes, Violin - Warren Zielinkski, Violin

© 2022 Reprise Records ℗ 2022 Reprise Records

12
You're the First, the Last, My Everything
00:03:45

Greg Wells, Producer, Guitar, Piano, Programming, RecordingEngineer, ExecutiveProducer - Victor Indrizzo, Drums - David Campbell, String Arranger - Sean Hurley, Bass - Tony Sepe, Writer - Charlie Bisharat, Violin - Lyle Workman, Guitar - Mike Landau, Guitar - Barry White, Writer - Matty Green, Mixer - STEVE Churchyard, RecordingEngineer - Michael Bublé, Vocals, MainArtist, ExecutiveProducer - Andrew Duckles, Viola - Joe Chiccarelli, RecordingEngineer - Josefina Vergara, Violin - Mario DeLeon, Violin - Natalie Leggett, Violin - Michelle Richards, Violin - Tammy Hatwan, Violin - Alma Fernandez, Viola - Alyssa Park, Violin - Roberto Cani, Violin - Songa Lee, Violin - Paula Hochhalter, Cello - Sara Perkins, Violin - Brian Lucey, Masterer - Peter Radcliffe, Writer - Jacob Braun, Cello

© 2022 Reprise Records ℗ 2022 Reprise Records

13
Smile
00:03:47

Greg Wells, Mixer, ExecutiveProducer - Gayle Levant, Harp - Camille Miller, Violin - Charlie Bisharat, Violin - Mark Robertson, Violin - Alan Chang, Producer - Michael Bublé, Vocals, MainArtist, ExecutiveProducer - Neel Hammond, Violin - Andrew Duckles, Viola - Josefina Vergara, Violin - Natalie Leggett, Violin - ALVIN CHEA, Choir - Randy Crenshaw, Choir - Alex Iles, Trombone - Charles Chaplin, Writer - John Turner, Writer - Geoffrey Parsons, Writer - Michael Lichtenauer, Choir - Graham Dechter, Guitar - Stuart Clark, Clarinet - Tammy Hatwan, Violin - Alma Fernandez, Viola - Alyssa Park, Violin - Doug Tornquist, Tuba - Heather Clark, Flute - Shawn Mann, Viola - Marisa Kuney, Violin - Michael Valerio, Bass - Monique Donnelly, Choir - Songa Lee, Violin - Elissa Johnston, Choir - Brad Haehnel, RecordingEngineer - Shalini Vijayan, Violin - Russ Miller, Drums - Barry Perkins, Trumpet - Edie Lehmann Boddicker, Choir - Gerald White, Choir - Rick Logan, Choir - Mike McCoy, Horn - Brian Lucey, Masterer - Eric Byers, Cello - Erik Rynearson, Viola - Jeremy Silver, Choir - Daniel Rosenboom, Trumpet - Erik Kertes, Bass, Pre-Production Recording Engineer - Ina Veli, Violin - Tim Loo, Cello - Katie Sloan, Violin - Gina Zimitti, Contractor - Baraka May Williams, Choir - David Loucks, Choir - Paul Cartwright, Violin - Suzanne Waters, Choir - Briana Lee, Choir - Nicholas Jacobson-Larson, Arranger, Orchestration, Programming - Jacob Braun, Cello - Laura Brenes, Horn - Will Goldman, Choir - Reid Bruton, Choir - Benjamin Jacobson, Violin - Sarah Lynch, Choir - Jonathan Sacdalan, Clarinet - Luanne Homzy, Violin - Arnold Geis, Choir - Dylan Gentile, Choir - Jennifer Hayden-Jones, Choir - Katelyn Faraudo, Horn - Jennifer Olson, Flute - Robert Schaer, Trumpet - Rachel Mellis, Flute - Linnea Powell, Viola - Ayo Awosika, Choir - Holly Sedillos, Choir - Diana Wade, Viola - Phillip Keen, Trombone - Anna Schubert, Choir - Christopher Ahn, Cello - Eric Shetzen, Bass - Nicholas Daley, Trombone - Anthony Parnther, Bassoon, Choir - Gregory Fletcher, Choir - Adam Wolf, Horn - Megan Shung Smith, Violin - Hillary Ahn Smith, Cello - Allie Feder Kramer, Choir - Anna Sheridan, Choir - Edie Boddicker, Contractor - Lelie Resnick, Oboe - Rory Mazella, Clarinet

© 2022 Reprise Records ℗ 2022 Reprise Records

Album Description

With his velvety voice and urbane charm, Michael Bublé is the epitome of the modern crooner, ably interpreting American Songbook standards alongside modern pop covers, as well as his own ebullient originals. He further conjures this vibe on his 11th studio album, 2022's appealing Higher. One the most notable aspects of Higher is the presence of Paul McCartney, whose song "My Valentine" (culled from 2012's Kisses on the Bottom) Bublé covers to fine effect here, with McCartney producing. A moody, minor-key ballad, the song evokes the work of iconic French singer Jacques Brel and recalls how McCartney (a long-avowed jazz and standards aficionado) would often bring such influences to the Beatles, further broadening that group's cross-generational appeal. It's one of the standout moments on Higher and nicely illuminates the stylistic balance between jazz, traditional pop, and contemporary pop that Bublé is going for. On Higher, Bublé is often at his best when taking on jazz standards, represented here in tracks like the big-band swing of "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" or the orchestral romance of "A Nightingale Sang in Barclay Square." His relaxed, kitten-soft voice is a perfect match for the nuanced and sophisticated style of these songs. There's also a knowing quality about Bublé, as if he's well aware of the bygone aesthetic he's playing with by being an old-school crooner in the post-modern age -- it's a persona that's wry, a little campy, and helps sell his more over-the-top choices -- like taking on the '70s show biz disco of Barry White's "You're My First, My Last, My Everything." His ironic schmooze achieves technicolor brilliance on the flamboyant 1930s movie soundtrack arrangement of Charlie Chaplin's "Smile." Replete with shimmering strings and what sounds like a backing chorus of winged angels, it ends the album but might have worked even better as an opening track. There's also an amiable duet with Willie Nelson on the country icon's classic "Crazy" that has the relaxed, in-the-moment energy of a Muppet Show performance. Of his original songs, the standout is the title track. Co-written by Greg Wells, OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder, and even Bublé's eight-year-old son, Noah (who recovered from his battle with liver cancer in 2017), "Higher" is a fun, tango-influenced banger that sticks in your head. There's also the romantic "I'll Never Not Love You" and the heartfelt tribute to his mom, "Mother," all songs that (like his 2005 hit "Home") add a bit of earnest warmth to the album's overall buoyant, swinging feeling -- one that Bublé has made his own.
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