Angel Olsen - Strange Cacti

Angel Olsen - Strange Cacti
Angel Olsen - Strange Cacti
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Bathetic Records (BATH040)
Special Attributes: Download Code included inside record sleeve
Release Date: 2014
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"...With her original-material debut Strange Cacti, Angel Olsen presents a haunting six-track collection of indie folk tunes about heartbreak and life lessons..." (

“...Featuring only voice and guitar, it was recorded with an almost inexplicably high level of reverb, especially given her compelling vocal delivery, which plays with breathing, vibrato, and versions of yodeling. The result has a far-away, ghostly quality to the point of sounding like an old record playing downstairs and carrying up through pipes. Also contributing to a certain nostalgic effect is the influence of early pop/rock present in Olsen's songwriting, with chords and dynamic melodies that particularly evoke early-'60s American girl groups like the Shirelles. With a vocal tone that is at once girlish and rich, she sounds experienced but vulnerable -- at times exasperated -- delivering lyrics about newly acquired cynicism..” (Read More:

Track List

A1 Tiniest Lights    
A2 If It's Alive, It Will    
A3 So That We Can Be Still    

B1 Drunk And With Dreams    
B2 Some Things Cosmic    
B3 Creator, Destroyer

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