Any Way the Wind Blows

Lead Performer: Yvette Cason; Author: Bobby Daye

Here’s high-testosterone country rock that has its moments but still falls short of real individuality. On Anyway the Wind Blows (Asylum), to compare Phelps’ cover of ”The Other Kind” with author Steve Earle’s version is to hear the difference between the generic values (however rich in production) and the sui generis. Still, if Phelps represented Nashville’s mainstream, country music would be in far better shape. B-

Originally posted March 10 1995 — 12:00 AM EST

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