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Kelly Willis

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Kelly Willis

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Kelly Willis
Producers:
MCA
genre:
Country

We gave it a B+

Kelly Willis Kelly Willis At her worst, new-wave country-rocker Kelly Willis either slurs her way through a bad Dwight Yoakam impersonation or brays like a mule in heat. At her best, she weds the best of California and Nashville sensibilities; her third album finds her eking out terrific left-field songs like Marshall Crenshaw’s ”Whatever Way the Wind Blows.” With the right mix of attitude and angst, she proves there’s something behind that model-pretty face after all. B+