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Debut release, Roseland (2007)
Own and co-written
Azam Ali in a band with film composer Tyler Bates. It's more of a darkwave/rock sound (think late period Siouxsie or early Dead Can Dance). For lovers of Liz Fraser and Lisa Gerrard. (email@example.com)
Recommended first album:
Roseland is their debut
2007—Tyzami Records—8 37101 37194 0
Azam Ali—voice, hammered dulcimer
Greg Ellis (Vas)—drum kit (1, 5, 7, 10); percussion (5, 7, 10)
Azam Ali's rock-oriented project with Tyler Bates (Roseland) has just released their debut album. Atmospheric, guitar-based darkwave rock over which Ali's beautiful voice soars, this reminds me of the prettier side of Siouxsie's oeuvre. The Indian/Iranian influences are mostly gone. The lyrics are gothy and the production updates the dark swirly 80s sound.... (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thanks to JoAnn Whetsell for work on this entry.
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