Diamanda Galás's interpretation of Baudelaire's poem.From Saint of the Pit (1986) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_N0os8wxp04 "The smile of the Buddha, that smile which overhangs the world, does not elucidate our faces. At best, we conceive happiness; never felicity, prerogative of civilizations based on the idea of salvation, on the refusal to savor one’s sufferings, to revel in them;… Continue lendo DIAMANDA GALÁS – L’Heautontimoroumenos (Baudelaire)
The Sporting Life (1994) is an album by singer Diamanda Galás and multi-instrumentalist John Paul Jones, released by Mute. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AM45V5BIQPE John Paul Jones and Diamanda Gala collaboration for the Sporting Life LP. Here the band plays on the John Stewart show. I am guessing this is in the last few months of 1994.
Diamanda Galás (born August 29, 1955) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, visual artist, and soprano. She has campaigned for AIDS education and the rights of the infected. https://youtu.be/Mn4peh_H-z8 Galás's commitment to addressing social issues and her involvement in collective action has made her concentrate on themes such as AIDS, mental illness, despair, loss of dignity,… Continue lendo DIAMANDA GALÁS – Saint of the Pit [The Tube] (1986)