Farmer's Daughter (2010) 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… 2010-12-14 Crystal Bowersox Pop
Music Review

Farmer's Daughter (2010)

RIDIN WITH THE RADIO Crystal Bowersox
RIDIN WITH THE RADIO Crystal Bowersox
EW's GRADE
C

Details Release Date: Dec 14, 2010; Lead Performance: Crystal Bowersox; Genre: Pop

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 Dec 08, 2010 Published in issue #1133 Dec 17, 2010 Order article reprints