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Tara Vanflower - Relentless and Unrelenting

from Women Sing Williams, Songs of David E. Williams in the Female Voice by VARIOUS

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    For over 30 years, David E. Williams has delighted and disturbed a worldwide audience with his demented chamber pop across seven full length albums.

    From the surgical theatre to the barnyard, he has written songs of forbidden love and compulsory violence, of relationships that sour in in the dreary day to day, and of love fulfilled only in death and the grief of dead lovers. In other words: the true songs of our shared humanity across all boundaries.

    Now, dark music royalty such as Tara Vanflower, Gitane Demone and Scout Pare-Phillips recreate these curiously empathetic songs in a manner never heard before. From goth disco to ethnic folk to musique concrete', this is a David E. Williams release unlike any other, yet each track asserts itself as a newer, better ultimate version. It's as if each song was somehow always intended to sound this way.

    Enjoy these gifts.

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    Side A -
    Casa Ukrania Done Gone Gomorrah!
    Scout Pare-Phillips Someday I Will Live My Life as a Horse
    Porta Vittoria The Curious Pediatrician
    Awen Teddy Bear Laser Speculum
    Andie Moor A Patch of Fog in Purgatory. A Piano and a Cocktail Murderess Summer Wasn’t Made for You and Me
    Tara Vanflower Relentless and Unrelenting

    Side B -
    Apibus Sandra Lindsey
    Radio Eris Stench Number Seven
    Bjarkan Haiku, Interrupted
    Jessica Way and Nathaniel Ritter Fishheads and Olives
    Gitane Demone Quartet I Have Forgotten How to Love You
    Jennifer Lydon Kill Yourself in Cape May


    All tracks conceived and manifested between June 2017 and February 2018.
    Words and Music by David E. Williams

    Mastered for Vinyl by James Plotkin, February 2018

    Sleeve Design by Tesco Jane

    Front Cover Art is an illustration by Killburn & Mallory from the book Salt Water Bubbles; or, Life on the Wave by Hawser Martingale, published in 1854. Image scanned from page 229 of an original copy of the book and edited for this release by Tesco Jane. Use of the image was inspired by a post on Judith Schaechter’s facebook page.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Women Sing Williams, Songs of David E. Williams in the Female Voice via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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  • The third (likely final) full length release by American masters of electronically flavored psych folk post punk.

    David E. Williams says:
    "Our band's most adventurous flight into the sonosphere.
    Seems like just yesterday I was brought in for my drony piano plinky plod, but now the palette for all members has widened to such a degree that we might not fit into your head!"

    Recorded, engineered and mixed by Micheal "kellzo" Kelly in October 2018 in a Quaker church in the Pennsylvania countryside.
    Produced by Tony Cesa and and Michael Kelly.
    Mastered by James Plotkin.

    Tony Cesa- electric 12 string guitar, synthesizer, sampler and vocals
    Lindsay Baukert- violin
    Joey Patrone- drums
    Steven D'eva- bass
    David E. Williams- synthesizer

    Tracklist:
    A1 Intro
    A2 Holy Light
    A3 Force The Occasion
    A4 Green Turns To Red
    A5 Ocean Meets The Borderland
    B1 Fog Between Us
    B2 Words And Pictures
    B3 Colored Too Bright
    B4 In Flames
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lyrics

Well, it's not quite tabula rasa
when the worst of elements remain
relentless and unrelenting
but Fate forgave.

And the sun it shines unfiltered
into the eye of a wounded bird.
He couldn't quite fulfill her.
He got what he deserved.

"Hello, my name is George Sanders.
I write you from the finest house in the Village of the Damned
an obsequy from history
from the day I let it swallow me:

I am leaving you to your worries in this sweet cesspool."

Another proletarian folly
my fallopians hit the fan
my economy collapsing
under the greed of the union man.

In the diary of dairyman
the Heifer's greatest lie:
the one attaching cowardice
to the virtue of suicide.

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from Women Sing Williams, Songs of David E. Williams in the Female Voice, released June 11, 2018
Sound and Voice by Tara Vanflower. Mechanicals by Mike VanPortfleet. facebook.com/taravanflowermusic

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David E. Williams Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

DAVID E. WILLIAMS has released numerous recordings of his demented chamber pop for over 3 decades, but he has also collaborated with other artists, such as Rozz Williams (Christian Death), Deathpile, Jerome Deppe, Naevus, Thomas Nola and Andrew King. He was also a fulltime member of The Muskets and Destroying Angel. ... more

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