k.d. lang - Hymns of the 49th Parallel
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k.d. lang - Hymns of the 49th ParallelKatherine Dawn’s homage to her native land is an inspired—and inspiring—choice: perform classic songs by Canada’s finest songwriters. Aside from the usual suspects, lang showcases works by Bruce Cockburn, Ron Sexsmith and Jane Siberry. But her most moving performances are her stately renditions of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” and Neil Young’s “After the Gold Rush.” And her goosebump-inducing version of Joni Mitchell’s “A Case of You” is sung with all the passion of an obviously proud patriot.




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