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Danish Songstress Agnes Obel Performs Live In Paris - Watch The Live Stream Here


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We at Contactmusic are excited to bring you the full live stream of Agnes Obel live at Le Grand Rex in Paris, scheduled to start at 10:00pm Paris time (8:00pm GMT; 3:00pm EST).

The Danish singer brought us much enjoyment with the release of her second album 'Aventine' in September 2013, so it's a thrill that she's back on the road to showcase it around Europe over the next few months. Now, even if you can't make any of her gigs this year, we're pleased to bring her to you today (April 14th 2014) in partnership with Pias & Arte Live Web.

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Agnes Obel Live In Paris Tomorrow - Don't Miss Our Live Stream


Agnes Obel

Currently making her way around Europe on her Spring/Summer 2014 tour, Agnes Obel will be performing a special show at Le Grand Rex in Paris next week - and we can make sure you'll be there even if you're miles away.

On Monday, April 14th, the Danish singer/songwriter will be wowing crowds in France as she reaches the capital for the European leg of her tour, but don't worry if you can't make it. In partnership with Pias & Arte Live Web, we'll be streaming the full concert from 9:30pm Paris time (GMT: 7:30pm) online here at Contactmusic.com, so you won't miss a thing.

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Agnes Obel - Aventine Album Review


It's called the hardest album, the difficult second album, and a successful debut really adds to that challenge.  When you've had a platinum selling number one debut album, the pressure is somewhat bigger and the audience expects more.  This is something Danish singer Agnes Obel will have thought about as she releases her much anticipated second album 'Aventine' on the 30th September.  

Agnes Obel - Aventine Album Review

Following the glorious 2010 album 'Philharmonics'  is no easy job; an album that won the 32-year-old five music awards in her home country and propelled her to Goddess-like status in Denmark, Germany and Norway was always going be a task.  But this record is truly one to behold.

As with her first album, 'Aventine' opens up with beautiful piano solo 'Chord Left' which perfectly sets the tone for this record. Joined by two other piano solos, 'Tokka' and 'Fivefold', it is clear, as she has stated in many interviews, that French composer Henrik Satie has been one of her main influences.  The first single from the album, 'The Curse', and 'Run Cried The Crawling' are beautiful, string-led tracks and will have you reaching for the skip back button as you crave to listen again instantly.  On the other hand, the track order of this album flows flawlessly. Upcoming single 'Fuel to Fire' floats brilliantly into 'Dorian' , an enchanting and gentle number that allows you to forget everything around you as Obel's words melt into the gentle piano.  Title track 'Aventine' is the track with the most obvious string arrangement as the plucking effortlessly compliments Obel's calming voice. 'Pass Them By' is an angelic and lingering track full of feeling mixed with astounding strings, guitar and sultry vocals. 

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Agnes has enjoyed a pan-European hit with her debut album 'Philharmonics' spending seven weeks at the top of the Danish album charts as well as hitting the top ten in both France and the Netherlands. A deluxe double CD version of 'Philharmonics' is set for release in the UK on May 2nd.

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