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On 'The Weight of These Wings,' Miranda Lambert tells her side of a very public story

On 'The Weight of These Wings,' Miranda Lambert tells her side of a very public story

Miranda Lambert keeps making plans for a getaway on “The Weight of These Wings,” the country star’s first album since her very public divorce last year from another Nashville heavyweight, Blake Shelton.

“I wanna go somewhere where nobody knows,” she sings in “Highway Vagabond.” Later, in “Vice,” she specifies her desire for a place “where my reputation don’t precede me.”

You can appreciate Lambert’s longing. One reasonable way to process trauma is to do it privately, out of view. Yet withdrawal isn’t a viable long-term option for a celebrity, much less a plain-talking country singer...

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