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Strip Me

Strip MeThis English singer?s chirpy ''Unwritten'' never suited the airbrushed cynicism of The Hills, for which it served as the theme song until the...Strip MePopThis English singer?s chirpy ''Unwritten'' never suited the airbrushed cynicism of The Hills, for which it served as the theme song until the...2010-12-01
Natasha Bedingfield | POCKET FULL OF SUNSHINE Natasha Bedingfield

POCKET FULL OF SUNSHINE Natasha Bedingfield

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Strip Me

Genre: Pop; Lead Performer: Natasha Bedingfield; Status: In Season

This English singer?s chirpy ”Unwritten” never suited the airbrushed cynicism of The Hills, for which it served as the theme song until the reality series? finale earlier this year. Minus that moral counterweight, though, Natasha Bedingfield?s relentlessly earnest up-with-people pop can really grate: Strip Me, her third studio disc, plays like one long, increasingly desperate pep talk. The only breather? ”Unexpected Hero,” a lovely late-Beatles-style ballad. C

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Originally posted December 1 2010 — 12:00 AM EST

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