Alright - Darius Rucker - Learn To Live
Label: Capitol Records Nashville - 09463 85506 2 4 • Format: CD Album • Country: Canada • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Country
Learn to Live is the second studio album and country debut by American country artist, Darius Rucker. Brady Vercher of Engine praised the album's overall production and sound, finding nearly every track to, "sound as if it were crafted to be a potential single, with solid hooks and melodies aplenty, but at times the phrasing is more focused on selling Alright - Darius Rucker - Learn To Live aspects at the expense of emotion. Many of the tracks are a variety of country music styles.
The second track, "All I Want" is set in a two-step shuffle, while "Drinkin' and Dialin'" is a "clever barroom crawl," according to Allmusic. Learn to Live received a score of 66 out of from Metacritic based on "generally favorable reviews". Rodman later stated, "If you're going to be tooling down the middle of the Alright - Darius Rucker - Learn To Live , "Learn to Live" is perfectly pleasant accompaniment.
Jet - Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr - And Then There Were Two to Live was also reviewed by Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusicwho gave the release three out of five stars.
Like PopMatters, Erlewine was pleased that Rucker chose to make a "leap" into country music. Critic, Jon Caramanica found Rucker to be "well-suited" to country music and called the tracks, "impressively eclectic and sharply written. The song became Rucker's first number one single by Septemberbecoming the first African-American country artist to have a major hit since Charley Pride in the s.
As of Februarythe album has sold 1, copies in the United States,  according to Nielsen SoundScanand has now been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, for shipments to retailers of a million copies. The song became Rucker's third number one single on the Billboard country chart, spending two weeks at 1 in early August.
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