By Mikael Wood
Updated October 07, 2009 at 04:00 AM EDT

Due, no doubt, to the success of his adult-contemporary smash ”Home,” the neo?Rat Pack crooner makes a few too many soft-rock concessions on his new studio disc. Crazy Love. Covering the Eagles, as Bublé does with a hokey version of ”Heartache Tonight,” seems way beneath a singer with his level of style. Still, there’s no denying the sexy-jerk swagger Bublé brings to ”Cry Me a River,” which here sounds like a Bond-movie theme, or to ”Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes),” a funky duet with Brooklyn soul sister Sharon Jones. B

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