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Versailles


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Dark Gothic electronic pop

Status:

Most recent release, Targets (2013)

See also:

Versailles's site

Comparisons:

Tori Amos, Depeche Mode; Siouxsie

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

Versailles makes wonderful modern electronic music. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Recommended first album:

Sacrifice

Recordings:

  • Believe (EP, 2005)
  • Broken Dolls (2008)
  • Sacrifice (EP, 2011)
  • Pages (digital only, 2012)
  • Targets (2013)

Sacrifice EP

Release info:

2011

Availability:

See Versailles's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Dianna St. Hilaire—vocals, keys, programming
Stephanie Rose—bass (1, 3, 4)
Shaun Richards—guitar (3, 4)

Guest artists:

Jamison Boaz—guitar (1)
Trinity—guitar (2, 4)
David MacMiller—conga (2)

Produced by:

Dianna St. Hilaire

Comments:

Dianna St. Hilaire AKA Versailles makes gothic modern music with strong songs. "Sacrifice" is catchy and deep, Versailles bringing it her all. "One with me" is a softer song that still has plenty of edge, and proves St. Hilaire's talent. "Take my life" is a Depeche Mode-like electro song with gorgeous vocals. It's a short, sharp EP all told. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Pages

Release info:

2011

Availability:

See Versailles's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Dianna St. Hilaire—vocals, keyboards, piano, synth, synth drums
Stephanie Rose—bass (9)
Shaun Richards—guitar (3)

Guest artists:

Jamison Boaz—guitar (9)
Trinity—guitar (3)
George Kerhulas—string, organs (1, 4–7)
Randy Hill—guitar, bass (1, 4–7)
Lucky Levinsohn—backing vocals (1)
Ed Shemansky: Drums (1, 4–7)
David MacMiller—conga drum (3)

Produced by:

Dianna St. Hilaire (2, 8); Shut UP & Play Studios (1, 4–7); Dianna St. Hilare with Eric Greedy (3, 9)

Comments:

The next step in Versaille's journey. Strong and promising.


Thanks to Anna Maria Stjärnell for work on this entry.

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