Album Review: 'Mirador'
The brainchild of songwriter-vocalist Paula Frazer, this Bay Area quartet saw its sophomore release, 1995’s Gentle Creatures, lauded for its warm yet edgy, back-to-basics C&W updating. This one’s more Southwestern than Southern, both flintier and more elegiac. One constant: Frazer’s beautifully celestial twang is still the heartrending star of the show. B+