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Janelle Monae: The Electric Lady

Holly Gleason, Paste, 10 September 2013

AN ENNIO MORRICONE SONIC VISTA opens The Electric Lady, the sequel to Janelle Monae's The ArchAndroid, making its ambition obvious. Overture burning off, a tugging groove rises and Monae's neon howl proclaims,

"I am sharper than a razor
Eyes made of laser
Bolder than truth
They won't be locked up in the system
'Cause I am on a mission
Blame it on my youth…"

Total word count of piece: 443


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