PERFORMER: CLINT BLACK
ALBUM: NO TIME TO KILL
THE BOTTOM LINE: Clint Black raises his radio-ready country pop to a higher level by adding a sobering dose of introspection.
Coroners, clowns and country singers should never be too happy; there's just something about their work that makes a crying-on-the-inside quality appropriate. Luckily for fans of country singer Clint Black -- and unfortunately, perhaps, for the man himself -- he is one of those people whose disquiet, in his lyrics at least, has increased as a function of his rising success. The reasoning of such people tends to be variants...