jj n° 3

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jj n° 3
Jj - No 3 Front Cover 2.jpg
Studio album by jj
Released March 9, 2010 (2010-03-09)
Genre Indie pop, Balearic beat, Dream pop
Length 27:12
Label Sincerely Yours, Secretly Canadian
jj album chronology
jj no. 2
(2009)jj no. 22009
jj no. 3

jj n° 3 is the second studio album by jj. It was announced by Secretly Canadian on December 24, 2009 and was released on March 9, 2010 in collaboration with Sincerely Yours.[1]

The third song on the album, "Let Go", was released January 15, for free at the Sincerely Yours website.[2]

jj n° 3 was named Rough Trade's "Album of the Month" in April 2010.[3]

In April 2011, the first half of the first song from the album, "My Life", was featured in a gameplay trailer for the video game Battlefield 3.[4]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Aftonbladet 4/5 stars[5]
The A.V. Club (A-)[6]
Baeble Music 4.5/5 stars[7]
Billboard (74/100)[8]
Clash 8/10 stars[9]
Dagens Nyheter 4/5 stars[10]
Mojo 4/5 stars[11]
Pitchfork Media (5.4/10)[12]
Slant Magazine 4/5 stars[13]
Spin 4/5 stars[14]
Uncut 4/5 stars[15]
Virgin 8/10 stars[16]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "My Life" 1:56
2. "And Now" 3:02
3. "Let Go" 3:02
4. "Into the Light" 3:40
5. "Light" 2:42
6. "Voi Parlate, Io Gioco" 3:39
7. "Golden Virginia" 3:44
8. "You Know" 2:53
9. "No Escapin' This" 2:41
  • Note: The vinyl edition features the bonus track “I Know".
  • Note: "My Life" is a cover of Game's "My Life".

Music video[edit]

A music video for the song "Let Go" was released on February 24, 2010 on Sincerely Yours website. The music video was directed by Marcus Söderlund and was shot in black and white. It featured both band members, a dog and close-ups of different items as they were stained with blood.[17]