Julia Holter, Animal Collective’s Geologist & Harper Simon share collaborative track “Heloise”
Julia Holter, Geologist of Animal Collective, and singer-songwriter and producer Harper Simon have released their debut collaborative track as Meditations on Crime via AntiFragile Music. "Heloise" features music from Geologist, and lyrics from Harper (who also produced) and Holter, who performs the track. Hear it below.
"When Harper mentioned the theme was crime, a book of the letters of Heloise and Abelard was next to me and I thought medieval sinning would be a nice topic, from Heloise’s perspective," Holter says. "I liked the music Geologist had made and Heloise started singing along.“
"Julia and I went back and forth on the lyrics, exchanging couplets until it felt right," Simon adds. "She then delivered a beautiful vocal, her melodic sense both compositional and free, over a cool experimental track by Geologist. Honored to have collaborated with both of them."
More music and visual art from the project is planned for later in the year; stay tuned.