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Cocorosie - Tales Of A Grasswidow

(Vinyl LP)

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CocoRosie Tales Of A GrassWidow on Colored LP + Download

CocoRosie - sisters Sierra and Bianca Casady - is a visionary duo with a startling ability to tackle the most taboo of subjects with complete honesty and spiritual freedom. Crafting songs that blend a myriad of styles and references ranging from folk and opera to hip-hop and reggae, the sisters often transform the most painful of experiences into memorable, evocative pop anthems. Taken as a whole, CocoRosie is an ongoing dialogue between the siblings. Each sister has her own persona and vocal delivery; Bianca delivers hard-hitting truths in a child-like voice while Sierra responds in pure open tones, playing a range of instruments including the harp, flute, piano, and guitar.

Back with a remarkable fifth album, entitled Tales Of A GrassWidow, CocoRosie produced their latest effort in collaboration with Icelandic composer Valgeir Sigurðsson and incorporated a host of guest performances, including frequent collaborator Antony Hegarty and longtime beatbox cohort Tez. The sisters decided to move forward with a self release for their latest offering, overseeing all aspects of the album production cycle from the perspective of an artist, subsequently gaining insight and a new level of control over the complete process. 

The result is magnificent, a brave lyrical composition that draws parallels between the destruction of the earth’s natural resources and the loss of innocence resulting from child abuse, synthesizing electronic and organic sounds to convey a futuristic, back-to-nature feeling while tackling bold issues. In their ten years as CocoRosie, the sisters have released four albums: Grey Oceans (2010), The Adventures of Ghosthorse and Stillborn (2007), Noah’s Ark (2005), and their first album La Maison De Mon Rêve (2004) – each inspiring equal amounts of controversy, debate and praise. 

CocoRosie Tales Of A GrassWidow Track Listing:

1.  Afterlife
2.  Tears For Animals
3.  Broken Chariot
4.  Child Bride
5.  End Of Time
6.  Harmless Monster
7.  Gravediggress
8.  RIP Humans
9.  Roots Of My Hair
10. Villain
11. Poison
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