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k.d. lang & the Siss Boom Bang Tour the UK, Her "Gorgeous Voice ... A Versatile Weapon of Mass Seduction" (Times of London)

  • Thursday, June 2, 2011
    k.d. lang & the Siss Boom Bang Tour the UK, Her "Gorgeous Voice ... A Versatile Weapon of Mass Seduction" (Times of London)

    k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang kicked off their UK tour Monday night with a performance at Birmingham's Symphony Hall, featuring songs from their recently released Nonesuch album, Sing it Loud. The Times of London gives the concert four stars, with reviewer Stephen Dalton describing "lang's gorgeous voice" as "a versatile weapon of mass seduction." Following Tuesday's performance in Manchester, the tour hits London for two consecutive nights at the Royal Festival Hall, tonight and Friday night, before heading to Nottingham and Glasgow in the coming days. Little Miss Higgins opens on all the UK dates. lang and the band launch their North American tour at the Rochester Jazz Festival June 16. For more information, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

    Just prior to the UK trip, lang spoke with Huffington Post contributor Mike Ragogna about her new album, her relationships with Roy Orbison and Tony Bennett, and her connection with the TV phenomenon Glee. You can read the interview at huffingtonpost.com.

    The StarPhoenix, out of lang's homeland of Canada, where she'll perform on the upcoming North American tour, gives Sing it Loud a perfect five stars, calling lang "a master of her incredible voice." Reviewer Bill Robertson says: "Sing It Loud is a winning amalgam of lang's many, many musical influences ... She has the ability and the band to make those sounds come alive." Read the complete review at thestarphoenix.com.

    The Independent News, also out of Canada, describes the album as "passionate and romantic ... A great soundtrack for evenings outside under the stars."

    To pick up a copy of Sing it Loud, head to the Nonesuch Store, where orders include high-quality, 320 kbps MP3s of the album at checkout.

on June 2, 2011 - 12:01pm
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k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang kicked off their UK tour with a performance in Birmingham to which the Times of London gives four stars, describing "lang's gorgeous voice" as "a versatile weapon of mass seduction." The tour hits London tonight for the first of two nights at the Royal Festival Hall. The North American tour begins in two weeks. lang recently spoke with the Huffington Post about her new album, Sing it Loud, to which Canada's StarPhoenix gives five stars, calling it "a winning amalgam of lang's many, many musical influences."

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k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang kicked off their UK tour Monday night with a performance at Birmingham's Symphony Hall, featuring songs from their recently released Nonesuch album, Sing it Loud. The Times of London gives the concert four stars, with reviewer Stephen Dalton describing "lang's gorgeous voice" as "a versatile weapon of mass seduction." Following Tuesday's performance in Manchester, the tour hits London for two consecutive nights at the Royal Festival Hall, tonight and Friday night, before heading to Nottingham and Glasgow in the coming days. Little Miss Higgins opens on all the UK dates. lang and the band launch their North American tour at the Rochester Jazz Festival June 16. For more information, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

Just prior to the UK trip, lang spoke with Huffington Post contributor Mike Ragogna about her new album, her relationships with Roy Orbison and Tony Bennett, and her connection with the TV phenomenon Glee. You can read the interview at huffingtonpost.com.

The StarPhoenix, out of lang's homeland of Canada, where she'll perform on the upcoming North American tour, gives Sing it Loud a perfect five stars, calling lang "a master of her incredible voice." Reviewer Bill Robertson says: "Sing It Loud is a winning amalgam of lang's many, many musical influences ... She has the ability and the band to make those sounds come alive." Read the complete review at thestarphoenix.com.

The Independent News, also out of Canada, describes the album as "passionate and romantic ... A great soundtrack for evenings outside under the stars."

To pick up a copy of Sing it Loud, head to the Nonesuch Store, where orders include high-quality, 320 kbps MP3s of the album at checkout.

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