Natalie Maines, ‘Mother’ – Album Review
Natalie Maines might have shed her mainstream Country appeal, but her new album Mother is just as raw and fearless as anything she ever did with the Dixie Chicks. In fact, her breathtaking and bold choices on the short 10-track collection is her best work to-date. As primarily a covers album, she takes noticeable liberties with melody, arrangement and vocal delivery, showering her believable conviction on top of already elevated lyrics.
First off, you have to head into this project fully knowing that you are about to experience something completely different than what the original recordings did.