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Her work first garnered widespread attention with the controversial 1991 live recording of the album Plague Mass (1984 - End of the Epidemic) in the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York. With it, Galás attacked the Roman Catholic Church (and society in general) for its indifference to AIDS using biblical texts. In the words of Terrorizer Magazine, "The church was made to burn with sound, not fire.". Plague Mass was a live rendition of excerpts from her… read more



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  • Avatar for LeCoinNawak
    ...insane(ly good)
  • Avatar for shitscud
    I don't think her point with this was to be soulful, considerate, whatever. It's meant to be the exact opposite: this shuddering mass of terror, contempt and mockery for everything that embodies true hypocrisy. A primal scream.
  • Avatar for Batabid
    Lacked soul? are you kidding? haha! This is the most heart wrenching album I have ever heard, and HERS too. It is her magnum opus, a masterpiece in history. Case closed, casket dropped.
  • Avatar for Lazarusrising
    horrible sound quality -_-
  • Avatar for Cocteauholic
    @ MegatonShot, Oh you think so? well the only shit here is a someone with taste like yours is visting this page, this is not your place hun, go listen to some U2 shit.
  • Avatar for pechorkinname
  • Avatar for billiblixa
    Voice over all spheres.....wonderful
  • Avatar for cannibalroses
    HAS to be played all the way through without stopping to get the full experience. So atmospheric and eerie and Diamanda's shrieks played at max volume are just head splitting.

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