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THIS SENTENCE IS TRUE - A PRESS DIGEST

 

 

 

Get to know Sheila Chandra's career in 3 minutes or less

 

 



THIS SENTENCE IS TRUE - A PRESS DIGEST

  • "Chandra uses her deep ethereal vocals and imaginative vision to paint a musical masterpiece ........" BOSTON GLOBE
  • With 'The Sentence......' we find her once again pushing the limits of what can be sung, testing the listener's notions about the meaning of words and perceptions of the tonal qualities of both spoken and sung passages..... There really isn't another artist like Chandra out there anywhere. " METRO MAGAZINE
  • " ..... a genuinely innovative album that does not really belong to any conventionally recognised genre of music." BILLBOARD
  • " The sonic equivalent of a Salvador Dali painting ...." NEWS JOURNAL
  • " With the airy Indo pop of Eighties group 'Monsoon', now a far distant memory it's high time that Sheila Chandra was appreciated as the rather extraordinary musician that she is." THE INDEPENDENT 
  • "World music's most revered vocal acrobat returns after a five year hiatus with This Sentence is True - her most challenging and varied album to date" CMJ
  • "Sheila Chandra's music is gorgeous, thrilling and exasperating. the amazing first track ("This") on this extraordinary album doesn't appear to belong to any scene, tradition, or context other than the artist's own. This is a brave and beautiful album. It challenges many preconceptions about music without offering the comfort of a familiar alternative scene . after many listens it still has the power to surprise and unsettle" GUARDIAN
  • "Strong vocal solos, ambient instrumentals and conceptual riddles regarding sound and silence in a(nother) challenging polycultural exploration by Ms Chandra" TIME OUT
  • "Chandra has been assiduously ploughing her own furrow since she left early 80s Indian popsters Monsoon, experimenting with vocal textures and world beats. This album is her most fully realised yet"   Q
  • "One of the most innovative, provocative singers in any genre. This Sentence is True finds Chandra challenging listeners with a recording that pushes the limits of the vocally possible in art" BILLBOARD
  • "This album is different (the previous ones were too). Chandra does not record flippant music. A challenging work both intellectually and sonically, "This Sentence is True" warrants a loud listen through headphones if only for the revelation that accompanies her soaring drones and sublime voice" sonicnet.com  
  • "The new album is an impressive example of 21st century audio art. it's a challenging sound collage that features Chandra's remarkable singing voice, drones, found sounds, and wordplay. (It) has a gleeful spirit that recalls the Beatles, and the Mothers of Invention at their most experimental" www.culturelab.co.uk 
  • "(Chandra) returns with an album that comes off like an auditory stream of cathartic consciousness (ie a Ganges of sound)" CMJ