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“There's a little pressure, but Jive as a label understands I'm a little ... different than the typical "Idol" contestant. I don't want to do pop music. I want to do stuff that strikes a chord with people emotionally. I want to approach this a little differently.”

“The first 10 seconds of “Farmer’s Daughter” might be the most genuine bit of music an “American Idol” alum has produced: Texas blues guitar licks, then the thump of drums, then a honkin’ harp.”

“With “Farmer’s Daughter,” it’s clear Bowersox is road-tested and ready to roll.”