It was released on 15 September by S-Curve Records. The album received generally favourable reviews from music critics and earned Stone three Grammy Award nominations, including Best Pop Vocal Album.
It also performed strongly on international record charts, reaching number 11 on the Billboard in the United States and charting within the top 10 in several countries across Europe and Oceania.
At Metacritic , which assigns a normalised rating out of to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 64, based on 11 reviews. The album has a seductive, sultry feel; there's some genuine grit to the rhythms, yet it's all wrapped up in a production that's smooth as silk. Music UK commented that songs like "Right to Be Wrong", "Jet Lag" and "Killing Time" "confirm that not only can she deliver pain and passion like a lover three times her age, she can write it like one too.
Billboard critic Michael Paoletta stated that Stone "continues to reinvent soul music, injecting a very classic sound with contemporary sass and verve", while noting that "[t]hroughout, that voice reigns supreme. Stone's infatuation with band grooves provides relief from the radio-ready synthesizers and compressors. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with Body, Mind, Soul. Joss Stone. Mike Mangini Steve Greenberg Wright.
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