British singer Jessie J’s much-hyped debut has been one of the most disappointing albums of the year — a bunch of hastily tacked together, undercooked, oversung demos with none of the spark or verve exhibited in her promising UK debut single Do It Like A Dude. Now, it’s being released in repackaged form to include three new songs and a bonus DVD of her videos and live performances. The three new songs are all hopelessly derivative, but still better than most of the album. Current single Domino sees Jessie effectively merge Katy Perry’s last four singles into one song, while My Shadow is that rarest of things — a ballad she doesn’t painfully oversing. And she teams up with David Guetta for the generic pop fluff of Laserlight. Still, with painful sub-Natasha Bedingfield guff like Who’s Laughing Now, Nobody’s Perfect and Casualty of Love stinking up the main album, there’s little to recommend this when compared to the top-shelf pop albums released by Gaga, Beyonce, Rihanna et al in 2011.

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