Picks and Pans Review: Darius Rucker

updated 09/29/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/29/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Learn to Live

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After exploring R&B on his 2002 solo debut, the Hootie & the Blowfish frontman successfully ventures into country. He quickly earned his Nashville cred with the hit first single "Don't Think I Don't Think About It," a bittersweet ballad. Even better, though, is the old-timey twang of "All I Want" and "Drinkin' and Dialin'."

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