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concerns that feeling of fleeting nostalgia which is
at the same time overpowering and completely indefinable.
A text was assembled from minute fragments taken from
a variety of sources, ranging from poetry to newspaper
clippings. These fragments are never delivered in a
direct manner, but are always veiled in some way, their
meaning just out of reach. The singer is at her most
audible in wordless or phonetically distorted sections;
where whole words are employed that are usually obscured
in some way.
is also assembled from fragments; tiny snippets of evocative
'found objects'. These sounds all have some sonic relationship
to the voice, and grow out of, and recede back into,
the vocal sounds, like the momentary flashes of memory
they are intended to represent. The intention behind
the piece was to reflect the mysterious and illogical
nature of the sub-conscious and, in particular, the
strange selective workings of the memory.