Download links and information about Swansongs by Chocolate Genius. This album was released in 2010 and it belongs to Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 34:39 minutes.
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|2.||Enough For You||4:04|
|3.||Like A Nurse||2:43|
|7.||How I Write My Songs||3:09|
|9.||Sit & Spin||2:38|
|10.||When I Lay You Down||3:08|
Marc Anthony Thompson has been making spectacular albums for decades, as himself, as Chocolate Genius and as Chocolate Genius Incorporated. The “Inc.” designation provides an “alter-ego” and umbrella for a number of players who often record with Thompson and Swansongs is a somber collection of final songs that sum up a series of CG albums. It’s perfect for Thompson. His voice is dark, often drawing comparisons to Tom Waits. The piano ballad “Like A Nurse” is a desperate whisper that sounds as if it’s emanating from the old, broken-down barn in a field of deep weeds. “Kiss Me” adds percussion to give love the feeling of being a funeral march. “Polanski” is another gospel tune gone to the grave. “Sit & Spin” was finished the day his father died and is an eerie and sparse piano tune reminiscent of Neil Young at his most desolate. “When I Lay You Down” is nearly celebratory by comparison, featuring a full band and backing vocals, as if Thompson had joined back up with his fellow man. “Ready Now,” however, ends things on a gorgeous but lonesome note. This is Thompson’s most powerful album to date.