"I feel like it was better for the longevity of this band, believe it or not, to have gone through something like that," Emily Strayer says of The Chicks' cancellation. "It makes you even stronger."
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From its brash title track to a denouement that begs to be set free, Gaslighter — The Chicks' first album in 14 years — is a story of painful awakening.
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"It's relatable to any girl who's moved away from home and had to start a new life somewhere," Soccer Mommy's Sophie Allison says of Dixie Chicks' "Wide Open Spaces."
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Emily Strayer, Natalie Maines, and Martie Maguire of the Dixie Chicks perform onstage on June 1, 2016, for the DCX World Tour MMXVI Opener. The tour stopped in Nashville Wednesday.
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Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks got herself and the band in a tizzy when she said, "Just so you know, we're ashamed the president of the United States is from Texas," in 2003.
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