Notorious for shunning concert performances, Steely Dan's improbable live reunion in the mid-'90s eventually turned into a full-fledged reunion album. Since Steely Dan fans went two decades without even the hope of a new record, the very prospect was a delight, but it was also a little worrying, since a botched comeback would tarnish the band's legacy. Fortunately, Two Against Nature is as seductive and alluring as the best of Steely Dan's later work, with a similar emphasis on classy atmosphere and groove.
Witness the incredible story of Asia's last wild lions, once on the brink of extinction but who now live dangerously close to the villagers of India. Against a backdrop of teak forest, farmland and villages, a unique relationship develops between lions and people, revealing a story not of continual conflict as we might expect, but one of survival and tolerance.