By Blake Boldt
With his first post-Hootie album, Darius Rucker raids the cupboard of contemporary country music... only to find paint-by-number ballads and steady-as-she-goes hillbilly rockers that fail to stamp his identity anywhere.
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'Arithmetic' Delightfully Yields Anything But Obvious Results
Ann Powers' 'Good Booty' and the Connection Between Eroticism and Popular Music
Dave Liebman and Joe Lovano: Compassion - The Music of John Coltrane
'The Prowler' Reveals the Horror of Getting What You Want
Grizzly Bear: Painted Ruins
'Stalker' Warns of a World Where Escape Can Lead to New Forms of Imprisonment
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"The house itself wants to pull the neurotic woman into its maw and absorb her whole as a literal housewife.