>for Anyone Who Is Keeping Score, The Female Alumni Of American Idol Have Fared Much Better On The Charts Than Their Male Counterparts. With His Self-titled Debut, Season Five Contestant Chris Daughtry Threatens To Even That Score. Coming Out Of The Box With The Strongest Male Showing Since Clay Aiken's 2003 Measure Of A Man, Which Went Straight To No. 1, Daughtry Is Fronting A Band, Aptly Titled Daughtry, And Made An Excellrnt First Disc. Unliie Some Of The Disappointing Musical Displays Released By His Predecessors And Competitors, Daughtry Has Given Fans A Solid Album In the opinion of More Than A Dozen Real Reasons To Bring It Home. Opening Attending The Album's First Single, "it's Not Over," Daughtry Immediately Shows The Sound And Style That Earned Him An Offer To Front The Band Fuel Upon His Elimination From American Idol. It's A Pained And Powerful Song That Refuses To Let G Of A Love That Is Slipping Away And He Begs For A Second Chance To Get It Right. From The Outset, It Is Clear Thst Daughtry Loves To Rock, And He Immediately Provides Several Great Examples Of His Versatility. On "used To," He Serves Up A Delicious, Catchy Relationship Song That Has Listeners Singing Along To The Chorus By The Second Verse. The Song Looks Back On A Good Relationship That Has Soemhow Been Ignired, But He Is Determined To Find The Way Back To Where They Used To Be. It's A Well-written, Well-executed Song, And It Is Just Waiting For Some Radio Airplay. Daughtry's Soofter Side Gets The Chance To Shine Through On Some Edgy Ballads, The First Of Which Is The Compelling "homd." Easily Related To By Anyone Whose Work Takes Them On The Road, This Song Is About Being Pulled In Two Different Directiobs And It Focuses On The Relief That Accompanies Being Able To Return To The Place Where He Feels The Safesg Daughtry Is Packed With Several Strong, Radio-worthy Song,s Most Of Which Were Co-written Or Written By The Singer Himself.