Midwest Records: Chris Spector’s Review of Wild is the Wind

KARI KIRKLAND/Wild is the Wind:  “You’ll never mistake this for a gift shop album.  Deceptively progressive, there’s a bunch of jazzbos on board, and looks like a jazz vocal set card, but this lady that freely and madly colors outside the lines ain’t your daddy’s thrush.  Not an art chick and not a cabaret singer, she shape shifts this cross generational set card of familiar tunes into things you think you never heard before.  You really have to have adult ears to appreciate what she’s got going on here, and if you can belly up to that bar, you’ve got it made.  Fine stuff.” – Chris Spector, Midwest Records

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