Buddhist Concepts Infuse Swans Alum Jarboe’s 33rd Solo Album, ‘Illusory’

Different voices, dialects and characters are simultaneously vying to get out of Jarboe’s head — and, ultimately, her mouth. She releases them in some harmonious cacophony, each giving perspective to her lyrical stories.

“I have this tendency when writing lyrics to be more than one character, more than one person,” says the former Swans vocalist-keyboardist, who was in the band from 1985 through its demise in 1997. “I do it a lot.” When she vocally takes on these personas, they syncopate through seven expansive tracks on Jarboe’s upcoming album, Illusory.

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