Nut Suite. Mini reviews of albums old and new. Minimum words. No fuss. No spoilers [?]. Occasional smugs.

Monday, November 28, 2011

GLENN DANZIG / Black Aria (1992)

Black Aria isn't typical Danzig; it's dark, sinister and classical. Yes, classical. All instruments were played by Glenn; there are strings, synthesisers, piano and occasional female voice courtesy of Renee Rubach. The album suffers from too much synth and never really achieves the grandeur of what much of it tries to evoke (John Milton's Paradise Lost), but it's an interesting aside to Danzig's usual work. Good luck trying to find a copy; it's rarer than dodo piss.

Songs of Note: Shifter; Battle for Heaven

2½ bells of heaven out of 5

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