— Peter Blackstock, Austin American-Statesman/Austin360.com
— Adobe And Teardrops
— KUTX, 98.9
— Ear To The Ground
— Highway Queens
— 95.9FM The Ranch
— Texas Music Pickers
— New Slang
...there’s nothing about Making It Up that suggests it’s chasing any trends... It’s an emphasis on Legendre’s central thesis: she’s going to do things the way she intends to do them, trends be damned.
It might be easy to forget that Austin’s ’70s rep was built on this kind of country, but Kathryn Legendre reminds listeners that this music never stops being relevant.
Pedal steel and Texas-twang erect a pining testament to beaten, broken hearts that was once a staple of jukeboxes across every honky-tonk in this great land. Damn fine music to drown your sorrows by.
Legendre proves she’s also a natural singer, with a warm, husky drawl and pleasing hint of vibrato that fits her earnest take on classic country like a pair of broken-in boots.
Kathryn Legendre is a great vocalist and songwriter who has a strong sense of identity, and that comes through in her music. She’s one of Austin’s finest...
Exhibiting the same brashness as the matriarch of country music, Austin singer/songwriter Kathryn Legendre recalls Kitty Wells with a Texas drawl on her latest single, ‘Have You Forgotten Me?’