If you think you know Lisa Marie Presley, then think again.
The 44-year-old singer, who appears at Casino Rama on Nov. 15, has spent most of her life in the shadow of famous men like her father (Elvis, of course) and ex-husbands like Michael Jackson and Nicolas Cage.
"I know that's how people have always looked at me," she says on the phone from California, speaking in a husky voice that has a definite don't-mess-with-me edge to it. "To tell you the truth, it's how I used to look at myself and that was not a healthy thing to do, but it was something I was just born into."
If you weren't hoarse from screaming your lungs out in joy at the Lisa Marie Presley concert at Nashville's Exit/In last night, then you need to get your hearing checked. Or perhaps you need to stay listening to dull music sung by people who have no hand in writing and producing their own stuff. Last night was an incredible show.
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She was born rock 'n' roll royalty with all the good (money, instant fame) and bad (your entire life is under constant scrutiny, obsessive fans asking whether you can sing like your daddy).
But though she's been famous since birth, Lisa Marie Presley is only now coming into her own as an artist at age 44 after surprising many people by starting her music career in her mid 30s with her slick debut album, "To Whom It May Concern" in 2003.