Here's what a few of the nation's toughest critics are saying about Covington:
Dallas Morning News: "Easily the best country album by an American Idol contestant."
Miami Herald: "The most cohesive album to come out of the franchise yet."
Entertainment Weekly: "The North Carolinian with the throaty drawl could sell everything-from the cheeky to the weepy. And he does." B+
Associated Press: "Covington delivers. His gritty growl comes aliveâ€¦[and he sounds like the star he could evolve intoâ€¦
Wow. Rave reviews, indeed. Expect this CD to compete with Daughtry on the music charts next week.