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Dead Can Dance (DCD) began as, and was primarily, the work of Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard.
Over the years, Dead Can Dance had many talented musicians to tour and record with them.
Some of them were Peter Ulrich, John Bonnar, Robert Perry, and more. Go to the Biography section for more details.
The album artwork [of our debut], a ritual mask from New Guinea, attempted to provide a visual reintrepretation of the meaning of the name Dead Can Dance.
The mask, though once a living part of a tree is dead; nevertheless it has, through the artistry of its maker, been imbued with a life force of its own.
To understand why we chose the name, think of the transformation of inanimacy to animacy.
Think of the processes concerning life from death and death into live.
So many people missed the inherent symbolism, and assumed that we must be "morbid gothic types," a mistake we deplored and deplore.
The members of Dead Can Dance have reunited again after a 6 year sabbatical. A worldwide tour is being planned.
The next tour is planned for 2005. Please visit deadcandance.com for tour dates.
Only Lisa knows the answer to this question.
Her vocals are mainly phonetics that are sprung from thoughts and emotion she feels as she sings.
Start first by shopping at dcdwithin.com.
If you are unable to find a place to ship to your area, there are many CD shopping web sites online that ship all over the world.
Search on yahoo.com for CD stores, or the like.
You are bound to find a place that will ship to your destination and may even register and/or insure the package.
You are at the right place!
Check out the concerts section in the discography, and also the various/soundtracks section.
Those CDs that are available to purchase will have a link by them that will direct you to the page to purchase.
Sign up for the Dead Can Dance Within Newsletter. The link is on the home page.
Contact 4AD Records at firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: Due to the numerous amount of DCD related emails received, I am temporarily disabling my email account until I can better manage them. I will post an email form here soon.