Rachael Please represents one of those rare and gifted creatures within the music world: an artist with the ability to create catchy tunes one could hear alongside well known artists such as Tool or Nine Inch Nails while being challenging to listeners, emotionally threatening to unsuspecting audiences and genuinely frightening to innocent bystanders. Or maybe that puts them in the same camp?
Rachael Please's darkly subversive works explore the apocalyptic themes of death, religion, and sexuality, cutting with an abrasive edge while still possessing the soft and comforting panacea of a mother's lullaby to her dying child.
Industrial music has a new Belle Dame Sans Merci, and her name is Rachael.
Rachael Please's new album will be available in summer 2012 on Retro Virus Records.