A recent transplant to Asheville, singer-songwriter Angel Olsen performed solo as part of NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series. The video was posted this week. Olsen released her sophomore album, Half Way Home
, on local label Bathetic Records and it was she (with former Xpress editor Jaye Bartell) who played the launched of The Mothlight.
"The last thing I want to do is walk into a café and hear my song playing," Olsen told Xpress
while she was still based in Chicago. "It's like seeing a picture of yourself naked up in a restaurant while you're trying to eat a sandwich."
Happily, lots of people would be happy to hear Olsen's song playing while they were eating a sandwich. This Tiny Desk Concert is poised to win her even more fans.
Photo by Sabrina Rush.
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