Wednesday, December 2, 2009

1971 Dory Previn Mythical Kings and Iguanas

1971 Mythical Kings and Iguanas
Dory Previn
Louie Shelton - Guitar, Guitar (Electric)

A year on from the debut, Previn's cupboard was still bursting with demons. This time out, though, she put her childhood anxieties on hold and dealt with more immediate concerns -- the quest for spiritual fulfillment and the simple need to find a healthy, loving relationship -- in a series of mostly dark, experimental folk ballads. The record bore a more muted sound than its predecessor, but lyrically it was as incisive as ever.

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