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Album review: Antony And The Johnsons - Swanlights (Secretly Canadian)
A jubilant and beautiful fourth album for Antony Hegarty - and the CD booklet is rather good too
And for every burst of lyrical ayahuasca – “Elect the salt mother/For she’s a selective Christ/Punch her ghost!” goes ‘Salt Silver Oxygen’ – there’s an ‘I’m In Love’, all jubilant romance and hand-claps. A record of beauty and balance, ‘Swanlights’ cements Hegarty as the transgender Joanna Newsome: artsy and challenging enough for the Guardian chin-strokers, but with enough hushed melodic wallop to seduce all-comers. It’ll hit you like a punch to the ghost.
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Character studies and ready melodies abound in the latest record by the Oxford quartet
A battle-like record where fear and dread rule
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