A song cycle with lyrics by playwright Ellen McLaughlin, feat' vocalist Shara Worden (of My Brightest Diamond) & the chamber orchestra Signal, conducted by Brad Lubman. Inspired by Homer’s epic poem, the Odyssey, Penelope is a meditation on memory, identity, and what it means to come home. The album was released October 26, 2010 on New Amsterdam Records.
The subject of the album is a woman whose long-missing former husband turns up at her door, traumatized by two decades… read more
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