Tug of War is the debut album by Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen, who came in third on the fifth season of Canadian Idol. The album is produced by Canadian record producer and songwriter Ryan Stewart. Initially, the album was limitedly released in Canada on the independent MapleMusic Recordings label via Fontana North on September 30, 2008. However, it was subsequently given a mainstream release by Canadian label 604 Records, following Jepsen's signing to the label in 2011, including a digital release on the iTunes Store of the United States on June 14. In 2013, the album was released on CD in the United States, through distribution from Alliance Entertainment.

Track listingEdit

(All songs written and composed by Carly Rae Jepsen, except where noted).

  1. Bucket - 2:51
  2. Tug of War - 3:44
  3. Money and the Ego - 3:10
  4. Tell Me - 2:20
  5. Heavy Lifting - 3:41
  6. Sunshine on My Shoulders (John Denver, Dick Kniss, Mike Taylor) - 3:35
  7. Worldly Matters - 3:21
  8. Sweet Talker - 2:56
  9. Hotel Shampoos - 2:52
  10. Sour Candy (Jepsen, Josh Ramsay) - 3:01

Japanese Deluxe Edition Bonus TracksEdit

  • I Still Wonder (Acoustic) - 1:40
  • Tug of War (Dave "Rave" Ogilvie Remix) - 4:02
  • Sour Candy (Radio Version)


Carly Rae Jepsen
Tug of War, Curiosity, Kiss
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