Articles tagged concept albums

Screaming in the Womb: Is ‘Bürstner and the Baby’ the Concept Album of the Decade?

Bürstner and the Baby is a little-heard, little in length (22-minute) concept album that dropped quietly in 2013. Here are three interpretations that show why it should be next up on your playlist.

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Laura Marling: Once I Was an Eagle

Laura Marling explores the consequences of being emotionally remote on a brilliant, two-sided concept album about love, the devil, and the power of naïveté.

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David Byrne and Fatboy Slim: Here Lies Love

It's not often that a purely musical work can make us see a historical figure in a new light, but Here Lies Love is a fascinating exception.

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

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"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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