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Q: who performs female vocals on this song? ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: who performs female vocals on this song?
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Music
Asked by: newfers-ga
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Posted: 13 Nov 2002 11:53 PST
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Question ID: 107045
Who performs the female vocals on the song "Sensual Woman" by the band Herbaliser?

Request for Question Clarification by luciaphile-ga on 13 Nov 2002 14:35 PST
Does the vocalist sing or merely speak? I've come across a couple of
references to talking only. Thanks.

Clarification of Question by newfers-ga on 13 Nov 2002 16:40 PST
The vocalist I seek only speaks throughout the song. There is no singing.
Subject: Re: who performs female vocals on this song?
Answered By: johnny_phoenix-ga on 15 Nov 2002 07:21 PST
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
Hello newfers, 

The thing about Herbaliser is that they use sound bites and samples
from all over the place to add to their music. They also have many
collaborators adding to their music.

For example as you will see from the link below, the Dream Warriors
feature in "The Road of Many Signs", Steve Buscemi's voice is used in
"Who's The Realest?". In fact that quote from Steve Buscemi was the
focus of a question that appeared on here a while ago.

On "The Sensual Woman", they actually used a "New Age" Sex instruction
tape recording and mixed it in with their song. It is actually the
narrator of the instruction tape that they have mixed in.

Yale Herald

Although they have sampled the tape, it is not credited on the Album
on any site, so I can only assume that it was a very obscure tape that
one of the band thought it might be funny to mix in.

Additional Links

Someone, who wasn't impressed by the use of this voiceover as it were,
is this reviewer at epinions.

Epinions Review

I hope this helps

Johnny Phoenix

Clarification of Answer by johnny_phoenix-ga on 15 Nov 2002 07:23 PST
Search Strategy 

"Herbaliser" "Sensual Woman" Credits voice talking

Apologies for the omission.

Johnny Phoenix
newfers-ga rated this answer:4 out of 5 stars

Subject: Re: who performs female vocals on this song?
From: pinkfreud-ga on 13 Nov 2002 12:42 PST
Could it be Bahamadia? She is listed in the album notes:

Additional personnel: Bahamadia, Dream Warriors, What What, Blade,
Roots Manuva (vocals)

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