Picks and Pans Review: Quick Cuts

updated 03/09/2009 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 03/09/2009 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>JAKE OWEN Easy Does It It surely doesn't hurt that this country singer could pass for Keith Urban's younger brother on the cover of his second CD. Owen also brings an easy charm to cuts like the title track on this solid if unspectacular effort.

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RENEE OLSTEAD Skylark David Foster, who's produced divas like Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Celine Dion, finds another talented muse in this 19-year-old jazz-pop songbird with an impressive vocal range.

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CHARLIE WILSON Uncle Charlie The former Gap Band frontman's soulful delivery is as outstanding as ever. Though midtempo-driven, the CD shows that Uncle Charlie can still hit the clubs with the hip-hop generation: Snoop, T-Pain and Jamie Foxx.

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BEN KWELLER Changing Horses This indie pop-rocker decides he wants to play cowboy on his latest. And twangy tunes such as "Old Hat" are more country than you get from most country artists these days.

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