Illuminations

Buffy Sainte-Marie - Illuminations
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December 1, 1969 / Release Date
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Vanguard / Label
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musicmagpie55
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The electronic elements of this album are fascinating. The first song, 'God Is Alive Magic Is Afoot' starts with this robotic echo and then swells into this politically charged folk ballad. The album blends burgeoning electronic production with challenging folk songs. The aggressive religious allusions throughout the album are equally interesting; Buff doesn't flinch in her depiction of Christianity as an all-consuming force. She blends the more traditional melodic lines with nihil lyrics. ... read more
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