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Elena Setién “Another Kind of Revolution” + Kristoffer Munck Mortensen / Nils Bo Davidsen

Elena Setién is an artist defined by her vivid songwriting and nuanced compositions. The multiinstrumentalist’s music exudes the bold individualism and sense of empathy associated with her homeland of Spain’s Basque region. Setién’s declarative gestures both musically and lyrically breathe life into her expressive allegories. Her careful arrangements are direct and affecting and give her room for forays into experimentation. While Elena’s recordings are decidedly pop, she has considerable experience as an improviser. Another Kind Of Revolution, Elena Setién’s Thrill Jockey debut, is a work of entrancing, effortless beauty.

Setién grew up during a period of political upheaval in Spain, in the Basque region. The turmoil of the post-dictatorship period of the 1980s and the intensive civic actions left her with a sense of duty to fight for progress. A brief encounter with Laurie Anderson more recently also profoundly affected Setién. Specifica...

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Line up:
  • Elena Setién - vocal/violin
  • Anders Filipsen - keys
  • Victor Dybbroe - drums
  • Andreas Fuglebæk - guitar
  • Kristoffer Munck Mortensen - vocal/guitar
  • Nils Bo Davidsen - bass/cello

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