IoS album review: Rachel Zeffira, The Deserters (Ref records)
Canadian opera soprano Zeffira came to attention through her Cat’s Eyes collaboration with The Horrors’ Faris Badwan.
The Deserters is her first solo album, and it is a lush thing that, were we writing for a certain type of women’s mag, might have us reaching for words such as “candles” and “bubble bath”. Which would be to ignore a subtly sinister underbelly and Zeffira’s obsessive nature in matters of the heart. Not feeling quite so relaxed now.
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