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iTunes Music Review - The Dresden Dolls

  • The Dresden Dolls

    • 10 out of 5
    • The Dresden Dolls
    • Reviewed by Stephen Swift
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    • The energetic duet of Amanda Palmer and Brian Viglione that make up the Dresden Dolls have created a wonderfully haunting sound in their self-titled album. They have been able to construct an immensely full sound from a simple trio of piano, drums, and vocals. Palmer subtly interchanges between creating swells of melody to almost shouting and wailing her lyrics. The effect is stunningly beautiful. A note of caution: Their songs will stick with you throughout the day, so be prepared to be humming or singing well after the CD has stopped (not that this is a bad thing at all).

      Their performances are often described as punk-cabaret. On stage, the music takes on a dramatic-performance style in a costume that is part goth, part mime. If you have the opportunity, a live show is something not to pass up. To check out their look, visit The Dresden Dolls website.

      Favorite Songs: "Coin-Operated Boy","Girl Anachronism","Missed Day"

     

     

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