Reform School Girl
There's a little bit of Chuck Berry, B.B. King and Little Richard in this badass blues-rocker. Highlights include the retro-'50s title tune.
Like a six-pack, this EP featuring a half-dozen songs (including the hit title track with Trace Adkins) will give you a good buzz, but that's it.
The Cricket's Orchestra
Smith's full-length debut evokes old songbirds like Doris Day and Peggy Lee and modern-day ones such as Norah Jones and Nellie McKay.
At times on his country debut, this Florida native sounds like the second coming of George Strait with his neo-traditional tunes.