Lily Perdida

Clue To Kalo
Lily Perdida
Released: 06-09-2008

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  1. Lull for Dear Life, By The Parents
  2. User To A Carrier, By The Sister
  3. Hail To The Full Release, By The Boy
  4. It’s Here The Story’s Straight, By The Peers
  5. Mine Disaster After Theirs Is Done, By The Brother
  6. The Infinite Orphan, By The Familiars Play
  7. Of Him On Her Heels, By The Narrator
  8. What Went Down Around, By The Eavesdropper
  9. Which Notice To Your Next Of Kin?, By The Confidante
  10. All’s Made Meaning, By The Chorus

Satisfyingly schizophrenic, Clue To Kalo’s third full-length release Lily Perdida is ten voices in one, all of them a different branch off the same electric folk tree. Amidst jangly guitar, mod ribbons of flute, and the voices of mastermind Mark Mitchell and duet partner Ellen Carey, ten musical perspectives on fictional character Lily Perdida emerge, each song from the point of view of a different person in her life. A post-modern frolic of keyboards, harpsichords and laptops, Lily Perdida is a gorgeous and sonically sprawling commentary on the nature of history and identity. Each succeeding track reinterprets, misreads or conflicts with the accounts that came before to collectively create an anti-portrait of the main character. The music ebbs and flows with the changing characters but never strays from the utterly satisfying sound we have come to expect from Clue To Kalo.

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