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k.d. lang

Born: Nov 2, 1961 in Consort, Alberta, Canada
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: When k.d. lang released her first major-label album in 1987, she caused considerable controversy within the traditional world of country music. With her vaguely campy approach, androgynous appearance, and edgy, rock-inflected music, very few observers knew what to make of her or her music, although no ...Read full biography
Absolute Torch And Twang
Released: 1989
Label: Sire/Warner Bros.
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Absolute Torch and Twang was the last bona fide country album of k.d. lang's career, and while external circumstances may have forced her hand in exploring other musical avenues, this set suggests she ...Read full review
Shadowland
Released: 1988
Label: Sire/Warner Bros.
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On her first two albums, k.d. lang took a witty and playful approach to the sounds and traditions of classic country music, and while it was obvious she truly loved the music, she also seemed to be having ...Read full review