In its mid-year report, Rolling Stone has named Natalie Maines’ MOTHER as one of the best albums of the year. Read more at rollingstone.com.
Rolling Stone‘s Brian Hiatt traces Natalie’s career from Lubbock, Texas, through the Dixie Chicks, and her latest album Mother in his latest interview. Read the profile here.
Want to know the stories behind every song on Natalie’s new album Mother? Head over to Spotify for an exclusive track-by-track interview with Natalie as you listen to the album!
Check out Natalie’s new music video for track 1 from her recently released solo debut album, “Without You,” featuring highlights from performances in LA and Austin plus in the studio with the album’s co-producer, Ben Harper. Download MOTHER now at iTunes![youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqoxyu2yp9M?feature=player_embedded]
Natalie gave an in depth interview with CBS Sunday Morning today. Watch the full piece here.
Natalie and Ben perform “Take It On Faith” on The Late Show with David Letterman, from her new album MOTHER.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y94WLhGNqr8?feature=player_embedded]
To celebrate the upcoming release of MOTHER, Natalie will be making several special TV appearances in the coming weeks including:
- Good Morning America – May 6
- The Late Show with David Letterman – May 8
- Watch What Happens Live – May 9
- CBS Sunday Morning – May 12
- The Ellen DeGeneres Show – May 14
- Chelsea Lately – May 20
Dates are subject to change so stay tuned for more info and check your local listings for more information!
“On an album of impeccably chosen covers, the Dixie Chicks singer shows how her fearlessness blends with compassion and stunning vocal chops. This is singing as a way of uncovering the truth, as difficult as it might be to bear.” – NPR
As she prepares for the May 7 release of her first solo album, “Mother” — a decided departure from her work with the Dixie Chicks — Natalie Maines is curious to see what kind of audience she’ll be courting on her own… READ MORE AT BILLBOARD.COM
“The artist whose performance triggered my thoughts about rediscovery also fits within the superstar category, though she’s been flying under fame’s radar for almost a decade. Natalie Maines, the central voice of the platinum-selling country trio the Dixie Chicks, played two shows at South by Southwest, presenting new material from her solo debut, Mother, to be released May 7. But Maines didn’t approach these shows as if they were special gifts bequeathed by a royal. Instead, she came across as a working musician finding inspiration at a new edge, and inviting listeners to join her there.”
Read more from Ann Powers at npr.org.