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Natalie Maines: Mother
New release (Columbia; tour dates with Dixie Chicks)
Photo by Danny Clinch © Columbia
“Lots of albums by lead singers might just as well have been made by the band, but I think this is very different from anything the Dixie Chicks could make.” So says Natalie Maines about her debut solo album. It’s “a new direction,” her press release underscores. Most common translation I’ve seen to date: It’s “a rock album.”