Ken Tucker
June 23, 2000 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Invincible Summer

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
k.d. lang
Producers
Warner Bros.
genre
Pop

We gave it a B-

Singer k.d. lang wants to be sunny, flirty, and lighthearted throughout Invincible Summer, a shimmery CD, but the problem is flaccid melodies and Damian LeGassick’s production (which emphasizes the banal lyrics rather than drowning them in lang’s tidal-wave voice). The trick in pulling off a CD about evanescent flings is to render them with hardheaded artistic discipline. Instead, lang’s music is often as wispy as the commitment she shows her objects of affection. B-

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