Tag: Dead Can Dance

DEAD CAN DANCE Return from the Grave.

It seemed like they’d never  get together again.  Even their 2005 reunion tour ended in acrimony, despite selling out every venue they played.  But Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry are getting together again as Dead Can Dance.  They’ve been recording new music since the middle of last year and are threatening an album, and have…

Two Essential Lisa Gerrard CDs (+3)

Lisa Gerrard – The Sound of the Spirit: One of 20 Icons of Echoes. Lisa Gerard was the possessed vocalist with Dead Can Dance, the enigmatic group that channeled a world of sound through their electro-ethnic arrangements and the incantatory voice of Gerrard. Gerrard sings in a hybrid supralingua that sounds like a real language,…

Dead Can Dance: 5 Steps To Ecstasy

#10 of 20 Icons of Echoes: Dead Can Dance 5 Essential Dead Can Dance Albums Tonight on Echoes we’ll be featuring an extended feature on Dead Can Dance as we look back on the career of this influential band who listeners voted as #10 among 20 Icons of Echoes for our 20th Anniversary.  Dead Can…

A Meeting of Icons: Klaus Schulze & Lisa Gerrard

It’s difficult when you fall out of love with an artist. We all have musicians whose work has been central to our lives, who we’ve followed from the beginning of their careers and absorbed everything they’ve released as if it were a gift from heaven. Klaus Schulze and Lisa Gerrard are like that for me.…