Whoever said you can't go home again forgot to tell Sheryl Crow. Detours, her sixth studio album, takes the pop star back to where it all started, reuniting her with producer Bill Bottrell, with whom she worked on 1993's Tuesday Night Music Club, her multiplatinum, Grammy-winning debut. The move results in some of Crow's catchiest songs since "All I Wanna Do." She continues along the rootsy path of 2005's Wildflower with folk, country and blues turns, while venturing into Middle Eastern territory on "Peace Be upon Us," one of the socially conscious tunes that have plenty of heart as well as hooks.
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