Anastasis is the first album from Australian duo Dead Can Dance since they disbanded in 1996. Named after the Greek word for 'resurrection', the album came from a reunion of Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard.
When such acclaimed bands as Dead Can Dance rise from the dead it is always a great event and their new album Anastasis stands up to their high standards and our best expectations. And straight away with the first chords of “Children of the Sun” we are immersed into the atmosphere of grandeur – all melodies show vaguely oriental motifs but they are beyond the simple eastern influences – the music on the album is an elaborate alloy of many styles but everything is done at the high level of musical art. So Anastasis is a refined amalgam of beauty and knowledge. Wonderful, splendid, invader, eternal...
Children Of The Sun
Return Of The She-King
All In Good Time