The Stone (1994) From the Thompson Twins' ashes rises another trio intent on expanding pop's boundaries. Like Dead Can Dance, it offers austere tracks, incorporating ancient instruments, East… Babble World
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The Stone (1994)

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Details Lead Performance: Babble; Genre: World

From the Thompson Twins' ashes rises another trio intent on expanding pop's boundaries. Like Dead Can Dance, it offers austere tracks, incorporating ancient instruments, East Indian chants, and rhythms that perfectly match the voices of moody Tom Bailey and ethereal Alannah Currie. The Stone is a trance-inducing, ambient trip. A

Originally posted Mar 25, 1994 Published in issue #215 Mar 25, 1994 Order article reprints