Kaleidoscope Heart In 2007 she wouldn't write us a love song, but now the plucky piano popster is back with a disc full of 'em. On Kaleidoscope… Kaleidoscope Heart In 2007 she wouldn't write us a love song, but now the plucky piano popster is back with a disc full of 'em. On Kaleidoscope… 2010-09-07 Sara Bareilles Pop
Music Review

Kaleidoscope Heart (2010)

Sara Bareilles | THE LIGHT Sara Bareilles
THE LIGHT Sara Bareilles
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Sep 07, 2010; Lead Performance: Sara Bareilles; Genre: Pop

In 2007 she wouldn't write us a love song, but now the plucky piano popster is back with a disc full of 'em. On Kaleidoscope Heart, sometimes, as in the airless ''Breathe Again,'' all that earnest yearning can make you feel like you've been sentenced to life at Lilith Fair. But when producer Neal Avron piles on the theater-kid sparkle — love those strings in ''Uncharted''! — Bareilles sounds like a friendlier Fiona Apple. B–

Download These:
The harmony-drenched title track Kaleidoscope Heart at amazon.com
Head-bobbing Hold My Heart at youtube.com

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Originally posted Sep 01, 2010 Published in issue #1119 Sep 10, 2010 Order article reprints