I have always enjoyed the creativity that can surface with two singers. My first experience of close harmony was in the late 1950’s with the Everly Brothers. There have been many wonderful duets since then both in the pop/rock and in classical genres, but a few years ago I was introduced to the sounds of Within Temptation.
While they are apparently extremely popular in Europe, they are not so well known over here. Having heard a number of their recordings and ultimately purchased a DVD of one of their concerts, I am at a loss to know why they are not so popular on this side of the Atlantic.
“Somewhere” is one of my favorites, and is sung by Sharon den Adel, with Anneke van Giersbergen having a guest appearance to complete the duet. Enjoy.