Lauren Alaina, “Like My Mother Does” (Listen)
Written by Nathan Chapman, Liz Rose and Nicole Williams
Not bad, but not nearly enough to acquit her from those pending desecration charges.
Rodney Atkins, “Take a Back Road” (Listen)
Written by Rhett Akins and Luke Laird
Like you don’t already know exactly what this song sounds like. (Bonus “+” for rhyming gravel with travel.)
Sara Evans, “My Heart Can’t Tell You No” (Listen)
Written by Simon Climie and Dennis Morgan
Watery, country-pop claptrap.
Joe Nichols, “Take it Off” (Listen)
A radio jingle looking for a product.
Kellie Pickler, “Tough” (Listen)
Written by Leslie Satcher
Man! I Feel Like a Redneck Woman!