Release Date: 08/06/2018
Creative firebrand Manuel Gagneux returns with a brand new Zeal & Ardor album '
Mixing blues, gospel, and soul with harsher music has opened up a world of possibilities for Gagneux.
Previously creating as a
While the finished sound is larger and heavier, it is still unmistakably Zeal & Ardor. The diverse yet cohesive nature of the sixteen tracks on Stranger Fruit is designed to encourage the listener to dig a little deeper and find their own meaning in its words. In contrast to first
Elements of a bleak melancholy are tempered by hope. Superficially, the album tells small isolated stories, but there are also references to the Goetia, Yoruba, and obscure occult literature and history within.