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Tim Buckley

Lorca

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Lorca is the fifth album by singer-songwriter Tim Buckley, released in 1970. It was named after Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca, and was recorded simultaneously with Blue Afternoon, though notably different in style. It was one of Buckley’s two avant-garde albums, and explored some sounds and ideas he had never used before. Also importantly, it was an attempt to break away from more traditional and prevalent pop music songwriting styles, such as the verse/chorus binary form, that Buckley had explored in the earlier parts of his career. Lorca exemplifies the beginning of Buckley’s move away from his folk-rock roots and towards a free-form mix of jazz, avant-garde and folk. Musically, Buckley uses the lack of a constant rhythm section to drive the songs forward with his voice. Many... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Let the wind hold your desire

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