["Come Upstairs"] is not only filled with risks, some daring and impromptu, others cannily calculated, but also with a wry, grown-up self-awareness that is light years away from the squishy self-absorption of so many of [Carly Simon's] contemporaries. And it is an album that continues the upward arc of a career that's been a success almost from its very beginnings…. She has at least three songs in this new collection that are as good as anything she's done before; they offer further proof that she is the possessor of a dynamic sensibility unerringly in tune with the kind of world we're living in at the moment.
Come Upstairs and The Three of Us in the Dark are both brilliant examples...
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