Canadian singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen
released this, her full-length debut, in 2008 after finishing a tour for Canadian Idol 3
, a reality talent show in which she finished third. Featuring her debut single, a cover of John Denver
's "Sunshine on My Shoulders," as well as the Canadian hits "Tug of War" and "Bucket," the album would be a success in her native country. The album's material also helped garner the young Jepsen
a number of national award nominations.