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LISTEN: Stream Anna Von Hausswolff's LP
Laurie Tuffrey , June 11th, 2013 10:16

And have a watch of the video for Deathbed below

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Next week, City Slang are giving Anna von Hausswolff's second album of dark-hued, cinematic pop Ceremony a worldwide release. Listeners in her native Sweden, where it's already out, will have already wrapped their ears around it, but for the rest of us we're pleased to host a full stream of the album - listen below:

Says von Hausswolff of the album: “I didn’t just want Ceremony to be a collection of songs. I wanted it to be like a film, with every single part connected to the other, with shifting moods and settings, but a thread holding all the tracks together. I listen to a lot of film scores, and in many the music is able to move freely without the typical structures that we find in commercial music.”

She recorded part of her follow-up to 2010's Singing From The Grave in her hometown of Gothenburg, making use of the Annedalskyrkan cathedral's organ, as evident on the sweeping sprawl of 'Deathbed' - have a watch of the video below:

AUGUST
Sat 10 - Haldern Pop Festival, Haldern, Germany
Sun 18 - Green Man Festival, Black Mountain, Wales
Sun 25 - Grachten Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Sat 31 - End Of The Road Festival, Salisbury

SEPTEMBER
Sat 21 - Amerikaans Theater, Brussels, Belgium
Fri 27 - Reeperbahnfestival, Hamburg, Germany

OCTOBER
Thu 3 - Enjoy Jazz Festival, Heidelberg, Germany
Fri 4 - Paterre, Basel, Switzerland
Sat 12 - Steirischer Herbst Festival, Graz, Austria
Wed 30 - Airwaves Festival, Reykjavik, Iceland