"I first heard this record coming in from the airport in Milan. A taxi ride, ancient four-storey buildings, thrusting billboards, the beautiful people gorgeously dressed; and then a motorbike accident on a corner, a body beside an ambulance stiff on the ground. Life and death. I was listening to the right record."Forster's review does what it should. It lets you in on the album's secret.
Soon after reading the review I bought the album and I haven't switched it off since.
Here's what the new Antony and the Johnsons record looks like so you can too.