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Farmer's Daughter

RIDIN WITH THE RADIO Crystal Bowersox

RIDIN WITH THE RADIO Crystal Bowersox

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Farmer's Daughter

Genre: Pop; Lead Performer: Crystal Bowersox

Breathe easy, Bowersoxers: Life in the post-Idol fast lane hasn?t scrubbed the season 9 runner-up of her earthy hippie-chick vibe. But if Farmer?s Daughter feels like one of the most genuine Idol-contestant debuts yet, it?s also one of the dullest, with Bowersox hitting every note exactly the way you expect her to. Only ”Mason” — a lovely Ray LaMontagne-ish folk-soul ballad — gets her out of the blues-bar rut. C

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Mason, written and performed with Bowersox?s hubby

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Originally posted December 30 2010 — 12:00 AM EST

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