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Aventine

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Chord Left
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Fuel to Fire
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Dorian
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Aventine
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Run Cried the Crawling
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Tokka
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The Curse
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Pass Them By
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Words Are Dead
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Fivefold
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Smoke & Mirrors
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Album Information

Total Tracks: 11   Total Length: 40:43

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Victoria Segal

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Victoria Segal has written about music, film, television, theatre and books for publications including Mojo, Q, The Sunday Times and The Guardian.

10.02.13
Agnes Obel, Aventine
2013 | Label: PIAS America / The Orchard

Raised in Copenhagen but based in Berlin, Agnes Obel is well placed to capture an old-world, Brothers Grimm mystery in her music. The follow-up to 2010′s European hit Philharmonics, Aventine demands that the listener lean in close, closer, closer, to hear what it has to say before suddenly snapping shut over their head. Yet while Obel’s compositions are no stranger to the theatrical, their pizzicato strings and petticoat-rustling pianos generating an ominous crackle of tension,… read more »

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Agnes Obel, Aventine

SubiPete

Very haunting and peaceful, excellent music, but a really poor quality download, lots of top end distortion.

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Agnes Obel, Aventine

chock

Give or take one or two songs on here (notably Dorian), this album if full of gems. Great blend of new and timeless/antique, intimate and standoffish, mellow and tension building these, and a mix of time signatures, this may be one of the best, most unique and engaging albums we've listed to in a decade.

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Aventine

gwenp81

Just beautiful. I've listened to it 3 times in a row just now. And pressing play for the 4th time... now.