Diamanda Galás: Diamanda Galás (Metalanguage)
Barney Hoskyns, NME, 1 December 1984
PEOPLE KEEP bursting in looking pained, which must have something to do with this record. Admittedly at a distance it could be mistaken for a mezzo-soprano Tarzan in primal scream treatment, but I fail to see that there's anything wrong with that. Penman peers through, asking is it the new Helen Terry. Well no, it's not the new bleeding Helen Terry. If you must know, it's another release from that rather far-out Greek-American woman who signed to Y in '82 and made the spectacularly unholy Litanies Of Satan.
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