ANGEL OLSEN

Very often, the move from containment to connection is a difficult one. After all, there's a lot at stake – one's sense of self, most importantly – but sometimes, it comes naturally and easily. For Missouri-born, singer-songwriter and guitarist Angel Olsen, the recording of her second album was a relaxed and enjoyable process, despite the fact that she was working on her own, highly personal material in creative collaboration for the first time, with musicians she'd been playing with for barely six months. That the three are now a band proper says much about not only their talent, but also the singer's desire to push her extraordinarily compelling songs into new territory and watch them develop.

ALBUM RELEASE // Angel Olsen ‘Burn Your Fire For No Witness” Out Now, New European Dates Added In May

Angel Olsen is no stranger to listeners who caught her vibrant and expressive voice in her debut EP Strange Cacti or later on Half Way Home, where her sound expanded and her lyrics cut deeper.

Today, Angel’s debut album on Jagjaguwar, Burn Your Fire for No Witness, is out worldwide.

On the new album, Pitchfork named it Best New Music yesterday, in the UK the album received rave reviews including four stars in The Observer, and NPR’s Bob Boilen named it his “Album of the Week” this week on All Songs Considered writing, “I’ve been living with this music for a bit now. It’s my friend, my comfort; it shakes me, saddens me and lifts me”.

With BYFFNW, Angel further explores a familiar sound, but only widens her vocal range to new expressive heights. She captures both bravery and vulnerability in her war cries bringing the listener closer if they aren’t already sucked into Angel’s crackling fire gaze. Her new album, produced by John Congleton, stokes the fire and aggravates the flames inside of Angel releasing an energy and voice not heard before.

Get a sense of this new sound by listening to a few tracks from the album above or watching her newest video for “Hi-Five” directed by Zia Anger on YouTube, here.

Burn Your Fire for No Witness is available now from your local record store, SC Distribution, Amazon, or on iTunes.

See Angel Olsen on tour starting tonight in Charlottesville at The Southern with all dates listed below.

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WATCH // La Blogothèque Shares Angel Olsen’s Session, New Album Out Next Tuesday

ANGEL OLSEN LA BLOGOTHEQUE

Today La Blogothèque released Angel Olsen‘s full session they teased last week.

Watch it on La Blogothèque’s website here. If you missed it, see more of Angel in her recent NPR Music Tiny Desk Session.

Pre-order Angel’s new album Burn Your Fire For No Witness via Amazon, iTunes, your local record store, or SC Distribution.

Connect with Angel on her Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Click read more to see Angel Olsen‘s upcoming tour dates starting in Charlottesville on the album’s release day next Tuesday.
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LISTEN // Hear New Angel Olsen Track “White Fire” Via Pitchfork Premiere, New Album Out 2/18



Pitchfork just premiered a new song “White Fire” by Angel Olsen and named it Best New Track. Angel’s new album Burn Your Fire for No Witness is out March 18th. Listen to the new song on our YouTube page, on Pitchfork‘s website, above, or on our Soundcloud page here.

If you missed it, see more of Angel in her new music video for “Hi-Five”, in her recent NPR Music Tiny Desk Session or this teaser for her full La Blogothèque session on YouTube here.

Pre-order Angel’s new album Burn Your Fire for No Witness via Amazon, iTunes, your local record store, or SC Distribution.

Click read more to see Angel’s upcoming US and European tour dates and ticket links.
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WATCH // Angel Olsen Shares New “Hi-Five” Video, ‘Burn Your Fire for No Witness’ Out 2/18

We’re extremely excited for Angel Olsen‘s new album out February 18th, and as another teaser for the release, she has shared a new video for “Hi-Five” directed/filmed by Angel’s constant collaborator, Zia Anger. Watch Angel steal your heart and ours once again above or on our YouTube page here.

On the style of the video, director Anger says she was inspired by 1960s and 1970s telecasts:

They were always so wild and psychedelic and humorous from afar. The more you watch them, the more wooden and awkward the performances become. There is a certain loneliness captured. The song ‘Hi-Five’ seems to contain the same sort of duality.

If you missed it, see more of Angel in her recent NPR Music Tiny Desk Session or her teaser for her full La Blogothèque session on YouTube here.

Pre-order Angel’s new album Burn Your Fire for No Witness via Amazon, iTunes, your local record store, or SC Distribution.

Click read more to see Angel’s upcoming US and European tour dates and ticket links.
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Hi-Five by Angel Olsen

Forgiven/Forgotten by Angel Olsen

Forgiven/Forgotten by Angel Olsen

09/20/14
Utrecht, NL - Ekko  w/ Rodrigo Amarante

09/22/14
Leeds, UK - Brudenell Social Club  w/ Rodrigo Amarante

09/23/14
Manchester, UK - Gorilla  w/ Rodrigo Amarante

09/24/14
Newcastle, UK - The Cluny  w/ Rodrigo Amarante

09/25/14
London, UK - Electric Ballroom  w/ Rodrigo Amarante

09/26/14
Rouen, FR - Le 106  w/ Rodrigo Amarante

09/27/14
Bordeaux, FR - Krakatoa  w/ Rodrigo Amarante

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