I’ve been a big fan of Oh Land since her first album, Fauna. So, I’ve been very happy to finally see her get a bit of recognition outside her native Denmark. Her new album, Oh Land, was released in the US earlier this year, and will be out in the UK in July.
She’ll also be over in the UK in May to play two shows, one of which will be at The Great Escape. That and DJ Shadow are the two TGE shows I would pull my arm off to avoid missing. I’ve never managed to catch Oh Land live, because she has an amazing knack of arranging shows for days when I have to be somewhere else (her London show at XOYO the following week falls into this category).
This live video shows exactly why you should be excited about her live show, too. As well as writing great pop songs, she uses a very simple set up to impressive effect: