Album Review: Embrace the Fool by Poets to their Beloved

Album Name: Embrace the Fool
Artist: Poets to their Beloved
Year/Label: 2007 / Equilibrium Music

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Review by Anna Maria Stjärnell

Saskia Dommisse and Marcel Shiborr meet at a workshop hosted by Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry. They have recorded an album that reflects that influence. Their highly poetic music weaves a spell throughout.

Love has a superlative melancholic lead by Schiborr and is supported by strings.

Ecstatic Dance conjures up visions of satyrs and nymphs frolicking with a primitive yet stately beat. The male and female vocals complement each other.

Elsewhere they sing of disillusioned nihilists and pen odes to melancholy without losing footing. Poets to their Beloved live up to their name.

Posted on December 7, 2007

Track Listing
1. Embrace the Fool
2. Love
3. Ecstatic Dance
4. My Moments of Tranquility
5. The Disillusioned Nihilist
6. Ode on Melancholy
7. The Golden Cage of Fateful Emotions
8. Traveller of Stars
9. Your Eyes So Strange to Me
10. Innate
11. I Drowned in You
12. In Your Dreams
13. Soul Friend

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