The documentary Lady Gaga: Inside the Outside, drops viewers and fans into the most intimate conversation with the world's biggest and most talented pop-star. Within this single, intimate portrait, Lady Gaga opens up in a way the world has never heard. She shares stories of her childhood, her family, her creative evolution, and her love affair with New York City. Snap-shots like this are a rarity. This is a moment in music history and will be sure to be a marker in time for Lady Gaga and her fans.
Arthur Brown had practically owned the radio one summer with the insane hit "Fire" (1968), while Black was a former member of the Mothers of Invention, which under the leadership of Frank Zappa became perhaps the most notorious rock band in American history. These Austin sessions are more about the roots rock both Black and Brown love, and one could say they really didn't dig too far to find songs to cover, sticking to warhorses. Some listeners may find the list of titles a bit discouraging, in fact. Once past this roadblock, though, and the scenery gets nice as the musicians in the backseat find effective grooves and the two leaders keep things interesting, Brown with his original vocal style and Black with his soulful drumming.
Carl Orff's Stravinskian rabble-rouser retains its appeal. The pagan high-jinks, driving rhythms, and dips into semi-hysteria can be irresistible given the right performance. And, of course, with its dynamic range, from delicately colored quiet passages to heaven-storming climaxes, it's tailor-made for showing off hi-fi systems. Telarc is known for its outstanding sound, and this one's well up to the house standards.
Enfin à la portée de tout "honnête homme" ; de tout être, de tout esprit curieux de lui-même, ce chef-d'oeuvre capital, clair, sans jargon, simple et limpide dans sa langue, profond dans ses apports, ses découvertes, ses vérités, devenues aujourd'hui des évidences. A la fois nouveau bien que déjà classique, "L'Homme à la découverte de son âme" fut trop longtemps introuvable. …