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Élan Vital

Élan Vital
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New Zealand
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Élan Vital is a band formed in Dunedin, New Zealand in 2015. Renee Barrance, Danny Brady, and Nikolai Sim produce what they refer to as Dark Disco.
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Élan Vital — Shadow Self Élan Vital — Shadow Self
(Fishrider Records FISH018, 2017, LP/CD/DL)

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