By Alanna Nash
Updated July 25, 1997 at 04:00 AM EDT

Newcomer Michael Peterson survives some lightweight production to craft a feel-good dance album that skillfully embraces Nashville’s new anti-drinking code. On the exhilarating ”Drink, Swear, Steal & Lie” and the affecting alcoholic profile ”When the Bartender Cries,” he blows a fresh breath across country’s stale terrain with Michael Peterson. B