Picks and Pans Review: Amy Winehouse

updated 11/26/2007 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/26/2007 AT 01:00 AM EST

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To fully appreciate Amy Winehouse's first album—which, following the success of Back to Black, has just been released in the U.S. after coming out overseas in 2003—you'd probably have to never have heard "Rehab" or "You Know I'm No Good." There's nothing as instantly memorable here. But when you consider that Winehouse, working in more of a jazz aesthetic, delivered this candid debut barely out of her teens, it's all the more impressive.

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