In two short years, Vancouver native Michael BublÉ has released one studio album (a self-titled debut), a holiday-themed EP ("Let It Snow") and a live CD/DVD set ("Come Fly With Me"). All have

In two short years, Vancouver native Michael Bublé has released one studio album (a self-titled debut), a holiday-themed EP ("Let It Snow") and a live CD/DVD set ("Come Fly With Me"). All have done quite well on The Billboard 200. With this second studio full-length, Bublé appears to be coming into his own as a song stylist and crooner. (Which might explain the album's title.) Still, there are moments when his channeling of Frank Sinatra is too apparent. But don't let that stop you from relishing such shiny gems as Bublé's big band takes on George & Ira Gershwin's "A Foggy Day (In London Town)" and Lennon & McCartney's "Can't Buy Me Love." Also appealing is Bublé's stylish reworking of "Feeling Good," a track usually associated with Nina Simone. A duet with Nelly Furtado ("Quando, Quando, Quando") falls flat, but a cover of Stevie Wonder's "You and I" stands tall.—MP

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