Be OK Considering that she rose to fame as a product of the mercurial MySpace scene, you can't really blame Ingrid Michaelson for following up her calypsofolk… Be OK Considering that she rose to fame as a product of the mercurial MySpace scene, you can't really blame Ingrid Michaelson for following up her calypsofolk… 2008-10-14 Ingrid Michaelson Pop
Music Review

Be OK (2008)

EVERYTHING'S ALRIGHT Ingrid Michaelson's second album Be OK lacks the charm of her original rise to fame
EVERYTHING'S ALRIGHT Ingrid Michaelson's second album Be OK lacks the charm of her original rise to fame
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Oct 14, 2008; Lead Performance: Ingrid Michaelson; Genre: Pop

Considering that she rose to fame as a product of the mercurial MySpace scene, you can't really blame Ingrid Michaelson for following up her calypsofolk hit ''The Way I Am'' with this quickie collection of new songs, covers, and live tracks; after all, she's got a moment to maintain. (She is also donating a portion of Be OK's proceeds to cancer research.) The most charming cuts are the perky title track and Michaelson's wistful, ukulele-equipped take on ''Over the Rainbow.'' B–
Download This: Watch a video of Michaelson performing ''Over the Rainbow'' live on AOL.com

Originally posted Oct 07, 2008 Published in issue #1016 Oct 17, 2008 Order article reprints
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