It's not an easy album. You need to like this genre to appreciate the album. The center star is of course Anja. It's her project, not her first album, and the rest of the musicians do serve as supporting artists for her vision. Lyrically and perhaps musically you get a strong woman's perspective on the difficulties of life. A dark and chilling perspective at times.
This album is a bit like some of Angleo Badalamenti's soundtrack work with David Lynch: dark and mellow and jazzy and dreamy. Anja's lyrics and music are a mix of the disturbing with beauty. No-man comes to mind too, but I like Anja's vocal style much better than Tim Bowness'.
That's all we know. On hands and knees towards the shore. Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. Please consider supporting us by giving monthly PayPal donations and help keep PA fast-loading and ad-free forever. Surrounded by music and musicians while growing up, she developed a strong affection for music as an artistic expression, but didn't initially plan to become active in the field herself.
Instead, she had planned to try to get a career in the theatre and movie business. A singing part in a college play in brought her to the attention of the record industry though, and she was offered a record deal. Anja's lyrics and music are a mix of the disturbing with beauty. No-man comes to mind too, but I like Anja's vocal style much better than Tim Bowness'. That's all we know. On hands and knees towards the shore.
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