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Hercules & Love Affair: Paste's Artist Of The Week

The magazine declares: *Their self titled debut LP is at once exceedingly danceable and deeply soulful. The former is due to Andy Butler's many years as a DJ and to the production savvy of the DFA's Tim Goldsworthy, while the latter is a result of emotional lyrics ("A lot of the lyrical content is personal and rooted in my experience as a gay guy growing up" says Butler) & Antony, whose odd, haunting voice is neither the first, second, nor third thing that comes to mind when you imagine a perfect disco vocalist. And yet, it's an oddly perfect fit.* MP3 from the album at bottom of post.

Read my review of H&LA at Brooklyn's Studio B here.

MP3: H&LA - Athene

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