k.d. lang: Ingénue (1992)

kd land ingenueBy Scott Goldfine

Canadian singer-songwriter k.d. lang sheds her country roots on her fifth album “Ingénue.” Bringing to mind a Roy OrbisonLinda Ronstadt blend, lang’s tender vocals are caressed by moody, ethereal music. Her introspective, often melancholy lyrics deal with the pain, joy and contradictions of love.

While growing pains are evident, lang is to be applauded for expanding her horizons.

GRADE: C+

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