Who I Am (2010) "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… 2010-02-02 Nick Jonas and the Administration Pop
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Who I Am (2010)

Nick Jonas, Who I Am | ON MY OWN Nick Jonas and the Administration
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ON MY OWN Nick Jonas and the Administration
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Feb 02, 2010; Lead Performance: Nick Jonas and the Administration; Genre: Pop

''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-

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Originally posted Jan 27, 2010 Published in issue #1088 Feb 05, 2010 Order article reprints