If I’m Honest by Blake Shelton

If I'm Honest Blake Shelton ★★★☆ As ambivalence-inspiring pop country goes, this would be a strong contender for album of the quarter; some bad choices, like running overlong, keep it from that crown.         It seems nearly impossible to point to any one thing about Blake Shelton's If I'm Honest that justifies just how endearing I find this album. The honky tonk opener "Straight Outta Cold Beer" is fun but isn't great; the follow up, "She's Got a Way With Words" is a little over-enamoured with itself. The same goes for "Doing it to Country Songs" and "Green," which might also be a perfect case...
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