Renée Fleming | Arcade Fire, Death Cab, Mars Volta Get Operatic on Renee Fleming Album

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24 February 2010

Arcade Fire, Death Cab, Mars Volta Get Operatic on Renee Fleming Album

“[T]he scrappy soprano Renee Fleming has decided to come at it from the other side of the divide with her upcoming album, Dark Hope. Fleming is well aware that entering the rock realm requires an adjustment in her vocal approach, and she recorded her vocals for the album pop-style, close-miked in a small vocal booth, as opposed to the usual operatic recording mode. "I felt it would be fascinating to learn a completely different style of singing" says the adventurous songbird.”

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