ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS Released Stirring Album ‘I AM A BIRD NOW’ 15 Years Ago…

Old and new albums to make your day…

1 February 2020

Band: Antony And The Johnsons led by singer/songwriter
Anonhi, born as Antony Hegarty in the UK, but moved at
an early age to New York City

Album: I Am A Bird Now – second album

Released: 4 February 2005 – 15 years ago

Guests: several artists appeared on this LP. Rufus Wainwright,
Devendra Banhart, Joan Wasser, Boy George
and Lou Reed

Artwork: A photo by Peter Hujar of acrice Candy Darling
(born James Lawrence Slattery) on her death bed and
a close friend of Andy Warhol

Note: The album won the UK’s Mercury Music Prize

Sound: 10 marvelous songs. Emotive, heart & soul touching,
melancholic, lyrical and at times just magical thanks to Anonhi‘s
remarkable voice

Outstanding highlight: ‘You Are My Sister‘ sung with Boy George

Full album here…

ANONHI: Facebook

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