”She leaves me breathless,” sings Nick Jonas in one of the many handsome bad-love ballads on his solo debut. Yet fronting a band of studio pros (including alums of Prince’s New Power Generation), the youngest JoBro rarely sounds overexerted. Beyond a pair of hopped-up ”Superstition” rewrites, the low-key Who I Am mostly plays like Take Your Kid to Work Day at the Anaheim House of Blues. Very accomplished, vaguely surprising — and a wee bit dull. B-
ON MY OWN Nick Jonas and the Administration (BOB D'AMICO/Disney Channel)
Genre: Pop; Status: In Season
Posted January 27 2010 — 12:00 AM EST
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