Anatomy of a Goddess'Anatomy Of A Goddess' is the new album from Ken Cotter. It is an album full of songs, stories and music and is a glittering, contemporary odyssey that echoes the traditional accent and rhythm of the rich songwriting tradition of Ireland. "Inspired by James Joyce's Ulysses, the songs blend folk and jazz, with indie guitar textures and Cotter's meandering melodies, angelic vocals and mystical lyrics soaring above all."Hot Press - March 2014 Press Release (PDF)
Ken CotterKen Cotter is an Irish Singer Songwriter noted for creating sublime new-folk melodies with strong lyrical storylines, driven by a pulsing indie heartbeat. 'Anatomy Of A Goddess' is Ken's third studio album following 'Blue Letter Day' (1998), and 'Agent Orange' (2005). From Cork City, Ken's charm is that he manages to stay loyal to his own place, it's accent and it's rhythm, while still sounding contemporary and new. He has managed to imbue his Irish folk and songwriting heritage with a distinct indie heartbeat.Read Bio (PDF)
Ulysses Anatomy Of A Goddess fizzes with outstanding musicianship and beautifully crafted sonic narratives. For this latest collection of original songs, Ken has allowed himself to indulge his passion for Ulysses by weaving elements of Joyce's great work into the album's core.
Although 'Anatomy of a Goddess' remains first and foremost a music album, fans of James Joyce will enjoy the extra layers of subtle and explicit references to Ulysses throughout. Go To About
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Musically, the tone of the album sits well alongside Irish singer songwriting legends, Paul Brady and Jimmy MacCarthy, while fans of international songwriters like Rufus Wainwright, Anthony & The Johnsons and Nick Cave will feel at home in it's melodies and production style.
Anatomy of a Goddess is available on CD and for download. Ken's previous albums, Blue Letter Day and Agent Orange are also available from CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon and more.Go To Store