DISCOGRAPHY



IRIS
compilations
Prikosnovenie 010 CD

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JACK OR JIVE
A SHOT ARROW
THE OUTSIDER
NOSTALGIA

XVII'VIE
NICOL KASPARIAN-ROVHE
CHERCHE-LUNE
ANNA HOMLER
LES SECRETS DE MORPHEE

total 12 songs 1996


Ever since I found the Iris compilation at a very cheap price in a second hand store,
I have wondered and been puzzled by the fact that such jewels could escape
people's attention.. at least I did not let the opportunity pass !
It was the very first time that I had some jack or jive songs on CD.
My first wonder is that these 3 tracks are not available elsewhere so that I'm very
happyto own them !

My second wonder is the impact that these songs have had on me.
To describe them I will use the images that I get from them.
To me, these songs are expressionistic reflections of a state of mind, maybe.
Suffering, pain, sorrow, mingled with fear and revolt, lossc

They are biased by Chako's novel singing techniques : moanings, high-pitched
voices, as if she had fragmented in several tonguesc Without trying to compare,
we can notice the fact that these songs were released at the time the Kenka album
was released. Somehow, it is fair to say that the moods are quite close to those
found on Kenka. My third wonder voncerns joj's strength of expression.
With hindsight, having listened to almost every song they released,
I can only repeat myself in saying that YOU SHOULD
OWN them, knowing that the rest of the compilation is valuable for those who
enjoy female voices and particular atmospheres.
Thank you very very much, again, for this creationcthis presentc



written by simon