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Invincible Summer

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Invincible Summer

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
k.d. lang
Producers:
Warner Bros.
genre:
POP

We gave it a B-

Singer k.d. lang wants to be sunny, flirty, and lighthearted throughout Invincible Summer, a shimmery CD, but the problem is flaccid melodies and Damian LeGassick’s production (which emphasizes the banal lyrics rather than drowning them in lang’s tidal-wave voice). The trick in pulling off a CD about evanescent flings is to render them with hardheaded artistic discipline. Instead, lang’s music is often as wispy as the commitment she shows her objects of affection. B-