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Lion & The Cobra

Lion & The Cobra
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Description: To quote her fellow Irishman, poet William Butler Yeats, when Sinead O'Connor's debut, The Lion and the Cobra, was released, a terrible beauty was born. O'Connor has a haunting voice as dark as the Irish bogs, and her unwavering delivery simultaneously inflames and chills. She sings in two ranges: her soprano ("Never Get Old," "Jackie") is a nearly monastic chant that's angular and breathy like a pan flute or a tin whistle, while her alto, reigning in "I Want Your (Hands on Me)" and "Mandinka," is a suspended, forceful spoken-word tone that never quite yells. By switching back and forth be ... (more)
Manufacturer: Capitol
Release date: 25 October 1990
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0094634161220 UPC: 094634161220
Tags: Ireland (1), Soul (1), 1980's (1)
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aLittleTyger rated this 9/10 2 years ago
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Vinyl Collection (42 music items)
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Albums Heard in 2016 (160 music items)

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