A New Life, Album for Lisa Marie Presley
The mantle—and burden—of her father's legendary legacy has never rested lightly on Lisa Marie Presley. But now, after decades of personal turmoil, has she finally found her place in the world? Her new life and her new album say yes!
By the time you pass through the three sets of high wrought-iron gates on the long entrance road that leads to Lisa Marie Presley's English estate about an hour outside London, it's apparent that you've entered a very private world indeed.
Lisa Marie Presley Weathers 'Storm' of Bullying Critics, With Help From T. Bone Burnett and Pulp's Richard Hawley
Lisa Marie Presley has a bit of an edge to her voice, a steeliness that puts a distance between herself and whoever she's speaking with -- especially a journalist. It's an understandable remove considering how much the media has been poring over her every move for, well, the entirety of her life. The last two decades have been especially brutal in that regard for the 44-year-old musician, with her marriages to Michael Jackson and Nicolas Cage coming under all manner of scrutiny.
Twenty-five lucky people were chosen to attend the first day, including a visitor who delayed an appointment he had to prepare for brain surgery.
Lisa Marie Presley celebrated her 44th birthday on Thursday by opening up a new exhibit celebrating her father, Elvis Presley, at his Memphis home.
Hear Lisa Marie Presley's 'You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet,' her first new song in five years
For fans of solo female artists with strong voices, times are booming.
There's Adele, of course, still commanding the charts; Norah Jones, set to release her Dangermouse-assisted new album in less than a month; and Fiona Apple, whose overdue comeback is prowling just around the corner.
Now, add Lisa Marie Presley to the mix. After a seven-year absence, the scion of a legendary pop legacy is about to unleash the T Bone Burnett-produced Storm & Grace.
Lisa Marie Presley Returns to Her Roots for New Album
'Storm & Grace,' produced by T-Bone Burnett, to be released May 15th
Lisa Marie Presley's Storm & Grace is the album she was born to make – a raw, powerful country, folk and blues collection that finds her embracing her Southern roots and family name.
Lisa Marie Presley to Release New Album, Her First in Five Years
"Storm & Grace," due out May 15 on Universal Republic/XIX Recordings, was produced by T Bone Burnett. Presley is also scheduled to perform on "American Idol."
Lisa Marie Presley will release a new album, Storm and Grace, on May 15. It will mark the singer's first album in five years and her Universal Republic/XIX Recordings debut. It was produced by Grammy winner T Bone Burnett and recorded at The Village studios in Los Angeles.