Natalie Maines, ‘Mother’ – Album Review

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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.

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Natalie Maines sends a Dear John to country music

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Is there anyone out there still hoping the Dixie Chicks will miraculously go back to being the Dixie Chicks and release new music?

If there are still fans out there holding out hope, I think you might want to find a new favorite girl band with attitude to worship because I don't think the Dixie Chicks will ever get back together in a musical way. 

Hey, the Pistol Annies are currently badass AND they have a new album coming out (Amazon/iTunes). Feel free to worship them. 

Well if you're one of those that still holding onto that last little bit of hope for a Dixie Chicks comeback, you're probably not going to like this. 

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