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Ophelia

Ophelia
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Description: N N Miss Natalie needs to lighten up. Ophelia's a pretty heavy record, in terms of both the thick, string-heavy production and in terms of her protracted, pretentious songs. Merchant has a beautiful voice but she bogs it down with weighty themes that walk around in flashy clothes without going anywhere. She's even got, gulp, Tibetan lyric translations on "Effigy." It's telling that the best track here is the simplest--a lovely reading of an 1887 parlour hymn, "When They Ring The Golden Bells." Its genteel acoustic backdrop perfectly sets off Merchant's voice--and its the only time she sings with a passion t ... (more)
Manufacturer: Elektra / Wea
Release date: 19 May 1998
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0075596219624 UPC: 075596219624
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Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 1 month, 3 weeks ago
My Favorite Albums: 1998 (43 music items)
Stehako added this to a list 1 year, 6 months ago
Best Albums of 1998 (50 music items)

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Stehako rated this 7/10 1 year, 6 months ago

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