Agnes Obel and delicacy delight the Casino de Paris

 

The Danish singer Agnes Obel unveiled the sophisticated dreamlike melancholy and who lives his third album released last month, “Citizen of glass” on Tuesday night at the Casino de Paris, in a concert that offered beautiful chills.

“When I’m on stage, everything becomes different. I think of her, the public, to myself, fear of the wrong note, the obligation to sing well. All these things come upon me suddenly. The moment becomes an ordeal” […]

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Agnes Obel’s first two albums, 2010’s Philharmonics and 2013’s Aventine, were darkly intimate affairs, the work of a rich, characterful singer at her piano at night. They made her a top five artist in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark, and well-known in her adopted hometown of Berlin, where she’s lived and worked for 10 years. “I have genuinely no idea,” she says almost apologetically, when asked to explain their success.

Her latest music layers 250 tracks on top of each other, and duetting with a male cyborg version of herself. Where does it all come from?

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