The social order teaches you how to be a prostitute, to be intent on seducing. You cannot make strong, timeless, movong art by being a prostitute. A prostitute is hooked to the eye of the onlooker and...
Ink portrait of Elizabeth & Xerox copy of a moving ruler. Voice of the band Cocteau Twins or, Elizabeth Fraser bending rules of Liear Syntax.
For me this artist is one of the most fascinating and gifted creative beings of our times--her vague popularity hardly reflecting her uniqueness.
One of her particularities is her approach to lyrics: she bends the rules of linear syntax--words are semi recognisable, or unrecognisable at all, yet the emotion she delivers is still intact, if not amplified by the resulted cognitive dissonance.
I've been so fascinated with her music that i felt the need to do a cover of her song. Without formal musical training i did this as a painter would do: trying to reproduce any nuance or layer they may grasp without caring if the final result would 'resemble' the original, and of course, with lots of humour. This is the result (i've lifted one of the layered vocals i sing with one octave and invented blues guitar licks to fit in):