cant really recall exactly what was going through
my head, but I know I wanted to do something that I
can really call mine. Not to say that I dont allow
ideas that are not my own, but to have other people
involved that have a similar vision. Even before Jack
and Dale were involved, Gang Lu was something that I
wanted to be unconstrained by rules and genre classes.
It was only an idea then. Now, it seems that our creations
are only limited by our imagination. This is how I envision
music. This is what I have wanted from the first time
I picked up a guitar. Being able to create and record
music without anything in the way.
is music to me? It is self expression. A way to define
ones self that I feel has been lost by most
of the major recording industry. Real emotion replaced
by sounds and images that look and sound like commercials
rather than art. This is where I differ from the majority.
I feel that there is music available that is artistic.
We just need to look beyond commercial radio and television.
I really believe that Gang Lu is that form of art
Yeoman, a native of Montreal, Canada, joined Gang Lu
in 2003 as lead vocalist. She brings to the electronic
sound of Gang Lu musical influences ranging from Tori
Amos to Delerium to Sting. Dales lyric and melodic
contributions to the band include songs Overtaken
and Cant Breathe, expressing a soulful
and ethereal style. Encompassing emotional, political
and spiritual issues, her lyrical themes address social
integration, ethics, love and identity. Dales
musical vision evolves amid a diverse mix of progressive
folk, rock and electronica, intending to influence and