Nisid Hajari
July 12, 1996 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Spiritchaser

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
Producers
4AD, Warner Bros.
genre
World, Rock

We gave it a B+

Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard share a postcolonial sensibility: Their seventh studio album — with rhythms, instruments, and lyrics drawn from Latin, Caribbean, African, and Native American sources — both evokes and dissolves boundaries. The eclecticism on Spiritchaser can border on preachy, but their Gaelic vocals and muted polyrhythms produce a haunting ambiance less grating than much world music, and more worldly than most. B+

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