Album Name: Became Flesh
Artist: Vera Deirdre
Year/Label: 2004 / Bottlefed Recordings
Review by Anna Maria Stjärnell
Rebecca Schoenecker leads this unusual Americana band. They play a twisted, gothic take on the genre.
“Going Home” is a subdued, haunting song. Schoenecker’s vocals take on a resemblance to PJ Harvey.
“I Fall” is a ghostly song with a stark, stripped-down backdrop.
“Desert Sky” sees the singer stretching her vocals to the bursting point. Daniel Fischer’s clarinet provides a calm counterpoint.
“All that remains” is a smoky song with a lot of tension.
“The Sacrifice” sees the band sounding like Morphine.
“Became Flesh” is a fabulous album.
Posted on November 8, 2003
1. Going Home
2. I Fall
3. Desert Sky
4. Dumb Dick
5. I Am Life
6. All That Remains
7. The Sacrifice