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Dead Can Dance

Dead Can Dance
Formed: 1981 in Australia
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Lisa Gerrard, Brendan Perry, James Pinker, Scott Rodger, Peter Ulrich
Biography: Dead Can Dance combine elements of European folk music -- particularly music from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance -- with ambient pop and worldbeat flourishes. Their songs are of lost beauty, regret and sorrow, inspiration and nobility, and of the everlasting human goal of attaining a meaningful ...Read full biography
Into the Labyrinth
Released: 1993
Label: WEA
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With a regular American deal in place for the first time ever, thanks to 4AD's linkup with the WEA conglomerate, Dead Can Dance made a splash on commercial alternative radio with "The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove," ...Read full review
Aion
Released: 1990
Label: 4AD/Warner Bros.
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Their reputation growing by leaps and bounds, including a huge underground following in the U.S. -- they were able to tour there even without one domestic release available, while at one point Dead Can ...Read full review