2014 | Label: Secretly Canadian / SC Distribution
In 2006, Antony and the Johnsons were arguably at the peak of their powers, and certainly at the peak of their commercial impact. They were riding high on their breakthrough (and only Gold-certified) album, 2005′s I Am a Bird Now, which won the Mercury Prize — with a little controversy, as they were based in New York rather than the U.K.
That record instantly vaulted them into the canons of indie- and art-music fans alike by blending chamber opera and cabaret around Antony’s charismatic persona. That focal… more »