Rodney Atkins does Nashville's pop-rock country thing, and does it well. He sticks mainly to the love-romance cycle (before, during, after—sometimes happily ever, often not); he declares himself an enemy of complexity but actually presents himself to the ladies as someone they can discover depths in, a strong man but with more inside. So in his vignettes he not only instructs gals how to discern this inner sensitivity, he instructs guys how to display it. Though his CD's title song, "Honesty," starts from the absurd premise that a man undergoing a divorce will... More >>>