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|1||Everyone's at It|
|5||I Could Say|
|6||Back to the Start|
|7||Never Gonna Happen|
|9||Who'd Have Known|
|12||He Wasn't There|
- Label: Capitol
- Number of Discs: 1
- Audio Format: Stereo
- Producer: Greg Kurstin
- Engineer: Greg Kurstin
Spin (p.78) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "IT'S NOT ME, IT'S YOU dials down the sass in favor of sincere self-reflection and a greater grasp of morning-after consequences."
Spin (p.31) - Ranked #19 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2009" -- "[T]he darkly comic IT'S NOT ME, IT'S YOU reveals an English social satirist..."
Entertainment Weekly (p.54) - "[H]er most wounded musings are paired with serious hooks....She pokes excellent fun at her own material-girl id on 'The Fear'..." -- Grade: B+
Entertainment Weekly (p.104) - Included in Entertainment Weekly's 'The Best Albums of 2009' -- "[R]eeling between pop-political indictments and disarmingly personal confessions."
Billboard (p.37) - "Allen is probably better (and funnier) detailing her disdain for the party scene than she was describing her love of it."
Q (Magazine) (p.92) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Allen keeps it reliably real. Music's a richer place for her telling it as it is."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.108) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he centrally heated electro-pop of 'Chinese' describes the coupled-up joy of TV and a takeaway, while Allen's voice breaks into a genuine smile on 'Who'd Have Known'..."
Blender (Magazine) (p.60) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "She offsets an assault of cheekiness with confessions so intimate, they could have been drafted during an A.A. meeting."
Pitchfork (Website) - "This is perceptive pop for a consumer culture OD'ing on consumer culture and Houdini investments....Her plight -- bare, self-conscious, petty, fearful -- is familiar."
Clash (magazine) (p.101) - "IT'S NOT ME IT'S YOU is a dangerously likeable shift for the girl who continues to wear her heart in her songs....Britain's mouthy pop-idol returns triumphantly and with the brawny guts to stick with what she knows best."