(EW.com) -- You know that part in this pop-soul smoothie's songs where the verse launches skyward into the chorus, Gavin DeGraw makes that I'm-pounding-these-piano-keys-so-hard! face, and a bajillion turtle doves explode from a rooftop somewhere?
Well, there's a half-dozen good ones on his fourth full-length "Sweeter."
Too bad the other half's weighed down by painfully mopey, girl-done-left-me blues.
''Everybody hurts,'' DeGraw sighs. Dude, you're telling us? B-
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