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In Writing


A new dark age

September 2018

Gazelle Twin shares her forthcoming album Pastoral, which examines the fear and loathing behind the lace curtains of Olde England: “I felt like I was bristling with dread, like things were closing in on us all. I suddenly felt very aware of the violence and injustice that lay behind almost everything I deemed nice.’’