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Lisa Marie Presley - Storm and Grace

It couldn’t have been easy growing up in the shadow of her famous father. Lisa Marie, Elvis’ daughter with Priscilla, struggled through three marriages to musician Danny Keough, with whom she had two children, superstar Michael Jackson and actor Nicolas Cage. Now happily married to guitarist Michael Lockwood, with whom she has twin girls, the 44-year-old singer has just released the authentic sounding Storm and Grace. Says Presley: “It’s me without any attitude or anger at a time of rediscovery.” Produced by T-Bone Burnett, Storm and Grace reveals an artist baring her soul and embracing her Southern roots. Mixing country, folk and blues, Presley delivers moody confessionals like “Over Me” an...
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Lisa Marie Presley - To Whom It May Concern

As the daughter of the King of Rock ’n’ Roll and the former wife of the self-proclaimed King of Pop (a.k.a. Wacko Jacko), poor little Lisa Marie comes with a whole heap of baggage. But the tabloid target is sure to silence her critics with her long-awaited debut. Inheriting her father’s deep, sultry voice and writing all of the songs, including the hard-rocking confessional “S.O.B.” and “Lights Out,” the surprisingly frank ode to Graceland’s dark side, Elvis’ and Priscilla’s lovechild has acquitted herself admirably.
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Lisa Marie Presley - Now What

Elvis’ only child didn’t release her debut until she was 35—after having survived drugs, Scientology and two children from three marriages. Still, To Whom It May Concern was a pleasant surprise, full of confessionals and dark odes to Graceland. Sadly, Now What suffers from the sophomore jinx. Apart from the gritty ballad “Shine,” it’s a disappointing throwback to the icky ’80s, from faux Sex Pistols’ guitar buzz of “Idiot” to the dreadful Don Henley number “Dirty Laundry,” the album’s first single. Retro-dreck.
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