CocoRosie is the potently poetic musical project of American cross-disciplinary performance artists and sisters Sierra and Bianca Casady. The visionary duo approach their craft with a startling ability to tackle the most taboo of subjects with complete honesty and spiritual freedom. Creating songs that blend a myriad of styles and references ranging from folk and opera to hip-hop and reggae, the sisters often transform the most painful of experiences into memorable, evocative pop anthems. Taken as a whole, CocoRosie is an ongoing dialogue between the siblings. Each sister has her own persona and vocal delivery; Bianca delivers hard-hitting truths in a child-like voice while Sierra responds in pure open tones, playing a range of instruments including the harp, flute, piano, and guitar.
Back with their fifth album, entitled Tales Of A GrassWidow, CocoRosie produced their latest effort in collaboration with Icelandic composer Valgeir Sigurðsson and incorporated a host of guest performances, including frequent collaborator Antony Hegarty and longtime beatbox cohort Tez. Out in North America on May 28th, the sisters decided to move forward with a self release for their latest offering, overseeing all aspects of the album release cycle from the perspective of an artist, subsequently gaining insight and a new level of control over the complete process.
02. Tears For Animals
03. Broken Chariot
04. Child Bride
05. End Of Time
06. Harmless Monster
08. RIP Humans
09. Roots Of My Hair
In their ten years as CocoRosie, the sisters have released four albums: Grey Oceans (2010), The Adventures of Ghosthorse and Stillborn (2007), Noah’s Ark (2005), and their first album La Maison De Mon Rêve (2004)
In addition to all of this, CocoRosie will be touring extensively around the world in 2013.