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Dresden Dolls - Live In St Louis USA - 2008

Something tells me, we need a little more current music, and from an act, to young to remember the last couple or so of postings, first time around. Yep 'old timers' we need to take our 'recent tablets'. The Dresden Dolls are a musical duo from Boston, Massachusetts USA. Formed in 2001, the group consists of Amanda Palmer (vocals, piano, harmonica, ukelele) and Brian Viglione (drums, percussion, guitar, vocals). This is the important bit! The two describe their style as 'Brechtian punk cabaret' , a phrase invented by Amanda Palmer because she was terrified that the press would invent a name that would involve the word Gothic . Now any band that includes punk and cabaret along with another word that means nothing to me, as describers of their music gains my attention. Seriously they are very good. Having enjoyed their music for a couple of years, I was delighted to receive the following concert from their recent series of live dates in the USA. Along with their