Antony and the Johnsons

You Are My Sister

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Along with its evocative, melancholy title track, taken from Antony & the Johnsons' lauded 2005 record, I AM A BIRD NOW (which won the prestigious Mercury Prize in the UK), YOU ARE MY SISTER also presents three non-album tracks. As with most of Antony's compositions, this trio of songs is driven by the flamboyant cross-dressing performer's unmistakably delicate yet soulful voice and his signature spare, piano-driven arrangements. While "Poorest Ear" is an aching lament, "Forest of Love" celebrates the serenity of nature, and "Paddy's Gone" mourns a lost lover. These songs are kindred spirits with the tracks on I AM A BIRD NOW, making this EP a lovely extension of that acclaimed album.

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