Malediction And Prayer

by Diamanda Galás

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Iron Lady 04:43
Abel Et Cain 05:32
Death Letter 04:40
Si La Muerte 05:21


released May 8, 1998

Recording Information:
Vocals and Piano: Diamanda Galás

Produced by Diamanda Galás
Executive Producer: Linda Greenberg
A&R: Daniel Miller and Mitzi Johnson
Live Recording Engineer and Creative Consultan: Blaise Dupuy
Mix Engineers: Xopher Davidson and Alex Oropeza
Mastered by Mixture 151 at the Blooday Angel Compound, San Francisco, CA
Design: Rex Ray
Photography: Michael Halsband
Make-up: Heart
Stylists: Kasia Walicka Maimone, Caroline Keil
Production Coordinator: Alisa E. Regas

The performance of "Iron Lady" is dedicated to Aileen Wuornos "Death Letter" to T.D and "Supplica a mia Madre" to my parents

Iron Lady
Recorded in Berkeley
The Thrill Is Gone
Recorded in Thessaloniki
My World is Empty Without You
Recorded in Los Angeles
Abel et Cain
Recorded in Udine
Death Letter
Recorded in Milan
Supplica a mia Madre
Recorded in Vienna
Insane Asylum
Recorded in Thessaloniki
Si la Muerte
Recorded in Milan
25 Minutes to Go
Recorded in Udine
Keigome Keigome
Recorded in Thessaloniki
I'm Gonna Live the Life
Recorded in New York
Gloomy Sunday
Recorded in Berkeley

Special Thanks:

Daniel Miller
Mitzi Johnson and Naut Humon
Roland Brown, Paul Taylor, Andrew King, Adam Singfield, Fred de Jong and all at Mute
Erik gilbert, Rachel Matthews andall at Asphodel
Jed Wheeler, Alisa Regas and all at IPA
Babara Maier
Chaz Harper
Felice Ecker
Alexandra Halkias
Serena Toubin
Alexandra Montano
Michael Flanagan
Susan Morrison
Elisabetta di Mambro and Franco Laera
Ellen Dennis and Rudi Pribitzer
Aldo Hernandez
Battery Studios

A very special thanks to Linda Greenberg and Blaise Dupuy

Malediction and Prayer was recorded live during Diamanda Galás international tour from November 1996 to June 1997

1998, Diamanda Galás


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Diamanda Galás New York, New York

Diamanda Galás is a Greek-American avant-garde composer and performer, whose work confronts the subjects of violence and despair with political conviction and austerity. Galás rose to prominence in the ‘80s and ‘90s with the recorded trilogy, Masque of the Red Death, and the performance work Plague Mass, which addressed the AIDS crisis in a time of deafening political silence and inaction. ... more

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