Rock 'n' roll or linguistics? It's hard to say where Antony and the Johnsons' larger contribution lies. Mastermind Antony Hegarty's gift to music is his songbook, which is the most emotionally naked in indie rock. But perhaps more impressive is how his frail chamber ballads have restored that broken-down carriage of a word, "precious," to its original meaning. He proves that there's more to this adjective than porcelain figurines and... More >>>