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k.d. lang: Shadowland: The Owen Bradley Sessions (Sire)

Holly Gleason, Musician, July 1988

LISTENING TO Shadowland, k.d. lang's second album, you can't help thinking you've fallen into a time warp, back to when Patsy Cline ruled the radio. Like the classic Cline sides of the late '50s, lang's often dramatic, always evocative vocals are bathed in lush, string-laden arrangements where steels weep and fiddles turn inside out.

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