Revisiting my extensive music collection, one artist at a time

KamerTunesBlog Year In Review 2014

2014 has been another superb year of music for me. I didn’t get to revisit as many artist discographies here as I had hoped to, due to several factors beyond … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · 44 Comments

K.D. LANG Part 4 – Coming Home And Singing Loud / In Conclusion

For the follow-up to her album of duets with Tony Bennett in 2002, k.d. lang released another collection of cover songs, Hymns Of The 49th Parallel (2004), which consists of … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · 8 Comments

K.D. LANG Part 3 – Smoke Rings And Extraordinary Things

For her final album of the ‘90s, the decade when she became a superstar, k.d. lang released Drag (1997), a concept album of cover songs based around cigarettes & smoking. … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · 9 Comments

K.D. LANG Part 2 – Pullin’ Back The Reins

For her fourth album, Absolute Torch And Twang (1989), k.d. lang closed out her career as a country singer on a high note before revamping her sound in the next … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 9 Comments

K.D. LANG Part 1 – Thoughts On An Artist / Angels And Shadows

When Kathryn Dawn Lang, better known as the intentionally lower-case k.d. lang, first made her presence known here in the US in the late-‘80s, she was not the kind of … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · 14 Comments

K.D. LANG Preview – Anywhere But Here

Canadian singer/songwriter k.d. lang was the winner of my recent poll by a wide margin over Hall & Oates, Grateful Dead, Los Lobos and Toto. I had hoped to begin … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · 47 Comments

First Poll Of 2014 – Help Me Choose My Next Artist

[Update 5/27/2014: Congratulations to k.d. lang for winning this poll by a wide margin. I will begin listening to her first few albums tomorrow and I hope to post about … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · 60 Comments

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