||[Oct. 26th, 2008|02:24 pm]
The Official Katzenjammer Kabarett Community
|||||Amanda Palmer - Amsterdam||]|
Listen up everyone!
the new albums seems now to be well on its way and shall be available within a few weeks, so more news on the matter are to be posted soon.
Katzenjammer Kabarett arrives at a furiously modern sound still colored with electronics but more baroque - it can speak to and charm anyone. Grand-Guignol & Variétés nevertheless devises an embroidery of unheard and original melodies. Fresh and more mature, the album offers a new serial of songs with efficient melodies, though often with complex structure (breaks, surprising beats, dissonances), and strange lyrics tinted with cruel and absurd realism merrily sung. No longer are we mere listeners as Katzenjammer Kabarett carries us to their weird universe. However Grand-Guignol & Variétés is not a rejection of reality but rather transforms it into new dimensions by introducing non-mimetic, non-realistic artful constructions instead of faithful imitation, by the use of ironic distancing, by denying emotional identification and by portraying contrast (for example in "Hidden & Sick," Little Henry's tragic end in contrast to the music).
read more about the new album on Projekt.com
In the meantime, Marie played 2 songs as Marie Darling ( http://www.myspace.com/mariedarling ) opening for Amanda Palmer in Paris :
If you're in Paris, she'll play au Ménilmuche, 46 rue de Ménilmontant, next thursdaysee you soon for more katzkab news !