Recording information: Spreckels Theatre, San Diego, CA (11/29/2011/11/28/2011); Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA (11/29/2011/11/28/2011).
Love Is a Four Letter Word is the fourth album from American singer/songwriter Jason Mraz. Produced by Joe Chiccarelli (My Morning Jacket, the Shins), the album sees Mraz continue with his ever-popular mix of classic rock and alternative pop. The singles "The World as I See It" and "I Won't Give Up" are included.
Rolling Stone (p.80) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[H]e's added more world-music textures to his folk pop, and turned up the blissed-out vibes on LOVE IS A FOUR LETTER WORD."
Entertainment Weekly (p.111) - "Mraz has accrued a major fan base thanks to hits like 'I'm Yours' and 'I Won't Give Up'....Love-each-other doodles like 'Everything Is Sound' become sweetly breezy anthems." -- Grade: B
Billboard (p.32) - "[A] feel-good album that matches its emotions with some of Mraz's most fully fleshed-out and melodically ambitious compositions yet."