Tanya Tagaq – Retribution

“I’m devastated that this is how we live.” Those are chillingly direct words from Tanya Tagaq, Polaris-winning throat singer. That tragic sentiment comes from an interview with The Globe and Mail, in reference to her cover of Nirvana’s “Rape Me” on new album Retribution, a song she chose as a response to the prevalence of misogyny, abuse, and assault against indigenous women. Tagaq’s music is in fact fueled by a seemingly inexhaustible list of injustices, her traditional-indebted songs addressing ultra-contemporary issues. This blending of past and present, delivered in the rawest way, makes her promise of Retribution that much more powerful.

Release Date
October 21, 2016
Label
SIX SHOOTER RECORDS
Formats
digital, cd
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