Craig Havighurst
March 05, 2004 AT 05:00 AM EST

Black, the latest country star to find refuge at an indie label (in fact, he’s a partner at Equity), too often plays the sappy balladeer (e.g., ”My Imagination”), but he’ll also fortify his soft country with an R&B jolt. The opening title cut drags, but hang in for the lovely ”Someone Else’s Tears” and ”Haywire,” a sly commentary on the networked world.

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