Moonchild: Songs Without Words

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Moonchild: Songs Without Words
Studio album by John Zorn
Released April 18, 2006
Genre Avant-garde metal
Experimental rock
Length 45 minutes
Label Tzadik TZ 7357
Moonchild Trio chronology
Moonchild: Songs Without Words
(2006)
Astronome
(2006)
John Zorn chronology
Orobas: Book of Angels Volume 4
(2006)
Moonchild: Songs Without Words
(2006)
Balan: Book of Angels Volume 5
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Moonchild: Songs Without Words is an 2006 album by John Zorn featuring performances by Joey Baron, Mike Patton, and Trevor Dunn (sometimes referred to as the "Moonchild Trio"). It was inspired in part by Aleister Crowley, Antonin Artaud and Edgard Varèse.[2] Moonchild: Songs Without Words has been performed internationally by the trio, conducted by John Zorn.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hellfire" - 4:07
  2. "Ghosts of Thelema" - 4:32
  3. "Abraxas" - 3:13
  4. "Possession" - 5:21
  5. "Caligula" - 1:47
  6. "616" - 5:20
  7. "Equinox" - 4:07
  8. "Moonchild" - 6:51
  9. "Le Part Maudit" - 2:49
  10. "The Summoning" - 2:30
  11. "Sorceress" - 4:37

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ liner notes to Moonchild: Songs Without Words (2006).
  3. ^ Walters, J.L. John Zorn: Crowley at the Crossroads The Guardian, June 21, 2006.

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