Tag: Elizabeth Fraser

The ethereal, classical sound of London Grammar

Saturday, 27 July, 2013 0 Comments

London-based Hannah Reid, Dot Major and Dan Rothman comprise London Grammar. Their debut EP, Metal & Dust, was released in February and their first album If You Wait is set for release on 9 September. Echoes here of Lisa Gerrard of Dead Can Dance in Hannah Reid’s vocals, and the huge influence of Elizabeth Fraser’s recording of Tim Buckley’s Song to the Siren for This Mortal Coil cannot be overlooked.

The siren Elizabeth Fraser returns

Saturday, 14 July, 2012

Her ethereal voice was at the centre of the sound that made The Cocteau Twins such a ground-breaking band. When the group broke up in 1998, she disappeared from public view and from the music business. And now she’s back. Earlier this year, Antony Hegarty (of Antony and the Johnsons) announced that the great Elizabeth […]

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