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Duality

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Duality

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Lisa Gerrard
Producers:
4AD, Warner Bros.
genre:
Rock

We gave it an A-

Lisa Gerrard trills, warbles, and chirrups through an exotic songbook, using a self-conceived mantric phonetic system like nothing you’ve ever heard. Aided by longtime percussionist Pieter Bourke, the Dead Can Dance mainstay swoops kingfisher low one minute and soars kestrel high the next, from an aerie of gothic keyboards and tribal drums. Duality has a sophisticated, visceral sound not found in any Top 40 cage, or in the field guide.A-

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