This popped up in the inbox today. A very nice touch and it contains more than a hint that the recent gigs have persuaded her to return to live performing. On twitter, one of her backing singers said she thought more were planned for next spring. Elizabeth Fraser A Message From Elizabeth With each passing … More A message from Elizabeth Fraser
This also first appeared on Wales Arts Review. There are plenty more reviews and long essays on art and literature to be had there. I don’t know much about classical music but I love listening to live music of any kind and I love the old Bela Lugosi Dracula film with all its creaking campness … More Philip Glass: Dracula. Wales Millennium Centre Sunday 27th May 2012
This review first appeared on Wales Arts Review, the online home for Welsh critical writing. While you’re there, it’s worth spending some time reading the excellent reviews and essays. She’d won us over from the moment she walked on stage, with her band and without fuss. And without fuss, they launched into ‘Dancing Barefoot’, a … More Patti Smith at the Coal Exchange, Cardiff. June 26th 2012.
It seems very timely to dig this out, given that I’ve just seen Elizabeth Fraser perform live for the first time in nearly two decades. More than two decades ago I saw her for the first time and bought this. The gig was at Bristol Studio. It was October 1990 and this was the Heaven … More Relics 2: Cocteau Twins Poster