New Yorker’s Sasha Frere-Jones on Damon Albarn’s Monkey: Journey to the West

Posted July 26th, 2007 by eric

It’s sort of pedantic in its brief historical glossing-over of entire musical movements, having been written from the perspective that the reader knows next to nothing about the subject, but Frere-Jones’ piece about how an English pop star of Damon Albarn’s pedigree came to score an opera is also informative and edifying.

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