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Album Review: 'Toward the Within'

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Toward the Within

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
4AD, Warner Bros.
genre:
Experimental

We gave it a C-

Implacably serious and maddeningly eclectic, Dead Can Dance create music as airless and pretentious as only a band that titles a song ”Piece for Solo Flute” can. Lisa Gerrard has a pretty, supple voice, and the band manages to create a listenable Middle Eastern groove, but Toward the Within is mostly a dull, plodding affair. C-