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HomeThe Nashville charmer's sixth studio album has already spawned the rowdy No. 1 ''Am I the Only One'' and the Gabrielle Giffords-inspired anthem ''Home.''...HomeCountryThe Nashville charmer's sixth studio album has already spawned the rowdy No. 1 ''Am I the Only One'' and the Gabrielle Giffords-inspired anthem ''Home.''...2012-02-10
SWEET SPOT Dierks Bentley lusts and loves his way through his sixth effort

SWEET SPOT Dierks Bentley lusts and loves his way through his sixth effort

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Genre: Country; Lead Performer: Dierks Bentley; Music Label: Capitol Nashville

The Nashville charmer’s sixth studio album has already spawned the rowdy No. 1 ”Am I the Only One” and the Gabrielle Giffords-inspired anthem ”Home.” There’s commendable range here, but rest assured, he spends much of Home in his sweet spot — lust. It’s healthy on the seductive ballad ”Breathe You In” and downright dangerous on the foot-stomper ”5-1-5-0” (as in ”somebody call the po-po”; 5150 is California state code for an involuntary psychiatric hold). A-

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