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April 17, 1992 | RICHARD CROMELIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Among the blues and gospel songs that Diamanda Galas turns inside out on her new album is Willie Dixon's "Insane Asylum." It's a setting that Galas knows well: Her first vocal performances, in the mid-'70s, were given in mental institutions, and she later spent a little time inside one herself. "The work that I'm doing is not separated from my life," said Galas, who performs at the Palace tonight. "If I'm talking about extreme isolation . . .
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October 24, 1993 | JAN BRESLAUER, Jan Breslauer is a frequent contributor to Calendar
Diamanda Galas is curled up on a couch in a private room at the Regent, the chichi hotel where all the rock stars stay. Fresh off a plane from Switzerland, she is here on a press stop before heading on to Norway. She has been blitzing around Europe this way for weeks now.
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April 20, 1992 | DON SNOWDEN
O Lord Jesus, do you think I've served my time? The eight legs of the Devil now are crawling up my spine. That harrowing image from "Let My People Go," the adapted gospel song that Diamanda Galas used to open and close her flawed but fascinating 75-minute set at the Palace on Friday, is one good measure of why the new music vocalist's "The Singer" project is a conceptual masterstroke.
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April 20, 1992 | DON SNOWDEN
O Lord Jesus, do you think I've served my time? The eight legs of the Devil now are crawling up my spine. That harrowing image from "Let My People Go," the adapted gospel song that Diamanda Galas used to open and close her flawed but fascinating 75-minute set at the Palace on Friday, is one good measure of why the new music vocalist's "The Singer" project is a conceptual masterstroke.
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October 24, 1993 | JAN BRESLAUER, Jan Breslauer is a frequent contributor to Calendar
Diamanda Galas is curled up on a couch in a private room at the Regent, the chichi hotel where all the rock stars stay. Fresh off a plane from Switzerland, she is here on a press stop before heading on to Norway. She has been blitzing around Europe this way for weeks now.
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April 17, 1992 | RICHARD CROMELIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Among the blues and gospel songs that Diamanda Galas turns inside out on her new album is Willie Dixon's "Insane Asylum." It's a setting that Galas knows well: Her first vocal performances, in the mid-'70s, were given in mental institutions, and she later spent a little time inside one herself. "The work that I'm doing is not separated from my life," said Galas, who performs at the Palace tonight. "If I'm talking about extreme isolation . . .
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