And to chaperone your listening experience, we also busied ourselves chatting in-depth with the talented Dane about each and every song on the album. Yeah, I might do that. Agnes Obel — “The Curse ” “. And suddenly I found Aventine. Retrieved 27 February

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But I really love the album version as well, obviously. At Metacriticwhich assigns a normalized rating out of to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 74, which indicates “generally favorable reviews”, based on 10 reviews. Alice Parker, from Contact Musicagreed: This firf the first of three instrumentals on the album.

And when you reach the point of no agnes obel fuel to fire, and you are sort of swaying, or are suspended, into this weird space of nothingness, and you are still longing for all the good stuff that you had before.

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I felt like Dorian was such a beautiful name and… for me, I like to make out my own meaning for a word, imply my own stories to words or names, so in the back of my mind, of course, I knew furl Dorian Gray but it was not deliberate or about that character.


Like Ane Brun and Seventh Tree-era Alison GoldfrappObel is exceedingly good agnez conveying weariness and disorientation through sound …. Is that what inspired this song? It developed in a different way than the string arrangements on other songs, which are basically very controlled.

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These two songs are from the summer of I was able to make something feel big with just these few instruments. Retrieved 27 February Media Control Charts in German. When you wrote it, did you specifically set out to make an instrumental track? A wonderful autumn album.

To promote the album, Obel streamed Aventine online. And to chaperone your listening experience, we also busied ourselves chatting in-depth with the talented Dane about each and every song on the album. Retrieved 6 October Agnes Obel – Aventine. I liked that I was connecting different stories to it all the time, myself. So I was looking for an image of a hill or a mountain. Yeah, I might do that. Retrieved 5 October Citizen of Glass Retrieved 5 May Aventine is one of the hills that ancient Rome was built on.

Aventine Studio album by Agnes Obel. But we were trying it out in big venues and we could hear that the song had the potential to be more dynamic and powerful. But I felt like… I very often like to name songs after the way they are played.


I was completely terrified, the album was going to get released and I was so freaked out about it because it was agnes obel fuel to fire very big thing for me, so I just stayed at home and recorded.

Agnes Obel – Fuel to Fire lyrics

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Archived from the original on 2 January Be strung out in suspense no longer, as we can tell you for nothing that Aventine is enthralling in equal measure to its predecessor.

But everything is very subtle. And then I went home and started recording it after the tour.