Angel Olsen

Angel Olsen



Angel Olsen (born January 22, 1987) is an American singer-songwriter and musician from St. Louis, Missouri[4][5] who currently lives in Asheville, North Carolina.[6] She has recorded and toured as a backing singer with Bonnie "Prince" Billy and the Cairo Gang,[7] before embarking on her own career.



Phases is an album by musical artist Angel Olsen, released on November 10, 2017.
Sans is a song by musical artist Angel Olsen, released on November 6, 2017.
Fly On Your Wall
Fly On Your Wall is a song by musical artist Angel Olsen, released on September 22, 2017.
Special is a song by musical artist Angel Olsen, released on September 21, 2017.

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Popular Albums7

Album Appearances & References6

Popular Songs10

Song Appearances & References1

Collaborators & Influencers4

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Spotify - Albums & Singles22


Spotify - Appears On7


Spotify - Top Tracks10


Upcoming Concerts27

News Articles25

This Year In Music: Artsweek’s Favorite Albums
  –  December 8, 2017
November: Angel Olsen’s Phases is a brooding look into the artist’s personal life. This charmingly candid project presents heartbreaking reflection on Olsen’s quest for love and further illustrates her magnificent songwriting. December: N.E.R.D is ...
Juanita Stein’s embrace of American myths and sounds makes her Your New Favourite Thing
  –  December 8, 2017
Chris Isaak and Angel Olsen. Her gossamer voice has earned her comparisons to Lana Del Rey, but since she’s got nearly 10 years on ol’ Dead Eyes it would be more accurate to say that Del Rey sounds like Juanita Stein rather than the other way around.
Angel Olsen talks feelings, feminism, and how not to hate your own music
  –  December 7, 2017
When I tell Angel Olsen that I once stood outside of my boyfriend's house in a downpour while blaring her 2016 hit "Shut Up Kiss Me" from my parked car, she doesn't seem surprised. And when I tell her that I played "Unfucktheworld" from her 2014 record ...
4 concerts to catch in the Washington area: Dec. 8-14
  –  December 7, 2017
Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Capital One Arena. $40-$200. Of her latest album, “Phases,” Angel Olsen wrote, “It’s like a diary was stolen and mass produced.” It features all demos and B-sides, which, by their very nature ...
MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS: Wolf Alice, The Score, Elephant Stone among upcoming best concert bets
  –  December 7, 2017
He’s definitely got the pedigree to do it on his own. Angel Olsen – Dec. 12 and 13 at Union Transfer From the lo-fi, sparse folk-melancholy of her 2010 EP, Strange Cacti, to the electrified, polished rock and roll bursting from last year’s beloved ...
Jesca Hoop at Union Chapel, London, review: Older material leaves little impression
  –  December 7, 2017
I’m thinking of Aldous Harding, Waxahatchee, Julia Jacklin, Angel Olsen, Feist, Cate le Bon – and Jesca Hoop. For me, Hoop’s current LP – Memories Are Now – is the pick of the bunch, combining folksy loveliness with stranger, more unsettling ...
What Your Favorite 2017 Album Says About You
  –  December 6, 2017
Harry Styles — Harry Styles: You’re a dadrocktimist. Angel Olsen — Phases: This was your selection after you remembered that My Woman came out in 2016. Sampha — Process: This was your selection after you remembered that Blond(e ...
SONG OF THE DAY: 'Maria' by Lionlimb
  –  December 5, 2017
Lionlimb, made up of Stewart Bronaugh (formerly of Angel Olsen's band) and Joshua Jaeger (currently of Angel Olsen's band) recently released their new single, "Maria." Much like the tracks heard on their 2016 album Shoo, it's a raw and warm recording ...
Angel Olsen announces European tour
  –  December 5, 2017
Though she's not finished with her current tour until December, Angel Olsen has announced a solo jaunt across Europe this spring, with stops in Belgium, the UK, Spain, and more. The singer-songwriter, who released a collection of B-sides in November, will ...
Angel Olsen announces London Union Chapel show - how to get tickets
  –  December 4, 2017
Angel Olsen has announced details of a one-off London show for 2018. The singer-songwriter will perform at Union Chapel on April 30. The show is part of an ongoing solo tour in support of her compilation album Phases. As described by the singer Phases, "is ...
Gorilla Vs Bear’s favorite albums of 2017
  –  December 4, 2017
Elsewhere on the Top 60 you’ll find Kendrick Lamar, John Maus, Grizzly Bear, King Krule, Lana Del Rey, Angel Olsen, Shabazz Palaces, SZA, Alvvays, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Playboi Carti, and more. Check out the full list of GvsB’s Albums of the Year below.
Phases by Angel Olsen
  –  December 4, 2017
Nick Bollinger dips into a disc of out-takes and ephemera from Amer-indie artist Angel Olsen. It’s an indication that an artist has reached a certain level when there is enough interest to release an album of their out-takes. Angel Olsen would seem to ...
What to do this week in Louisville: Christmas concerts, plays & more
  –  December 1, 2017; 502-583-1013. Angel Olsen. 8 p.m., Mercury Ballroom, 611 S. 4th St. $25.; 800-745-3000. Louisville Chorus. “Christmas at St. Brigid: Carols of the Nativity.” 3 p.m., St. Brigid Catholic Church, 1520 Hepburn Ave.
Sound Opinions: End of Summer Songs & Opinions on Angel Olsen
  –  December 1, 2017
With lyrics about sun, surf, and young love, there are plenty of songs that welcome in the summer. But how do you musically say goodbye to warm weather and prepare for the fall? Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot swap their swim trunks for their sweaters and ...
November music roundup: 7 must-listen new releases, from Angel Olsen to Rihanna
  –  December 1, 2017
So long Thanksgiving, hello December holidays. Before you start wrapping presents and stringing up the lights, let’s take a look back at November’s best music releases — including a stellar posthumous soul record and a Rihanna rap track, plus some ...
Angel Olsen covers David Bowie’s “Five Years” live: Watch
  –  December 1, 2017
In the past, Olsen has cited Bowie as a major influence, in particular on her My Woman single “Shut Up Kiss Me”. She told Song Exploder that one of the track’s piano arrangements is meant to be a nod to a similar part used on the Thin White Duke’s ...
Puddles the singing clown loves vegetarian Skyline Chili
  –  December 1, 2017
Q: Who are contemporary songwriters you admire and some from earlier eras? A: Lately, I’ve been loving me some St. Vincent, Angel Olsen and Miley Cyrus. I also love me some Harry Warren and Hoagy Carmichael. More: Things to do this weekend ...
Angel Olsen, 'Sans' (Live)
  –  November 30, 2017
Stunning singer-songwriter Angel Olsen stopped by our studio in the midst of some arena dates opening for Arcade Fire. She played favorites from her last two records with a full band, and played songs from the recently-released album Phases solo.
15 fabulous things to do in NYC this weekend
  –  November 30, 2017
Angel Olsen + Heron Oblivion Brooklyn Steel; 8pm; $35 An unsettling apparition of folk-tinged Americana, Olsen veers between muted whispers and pained warbles to explore love, loss, regret and redemption. Last year’s My Woman found Olsen flexing her ...
Angel Olsen navigates the ‘complicated’ parts of success
  –  November 29, 2017
Angel Olsen is still making peace with the business of being Angel Olsen. “I always feel like I’m running in quicksand,” the songwriter says over the phone from Asheville, N.C., where she lives. “Always. And for other people . . .” Her voice ...
Angel Olsen Paid Tribute To David Bowie With A Brooding Cover Of ‘Five Years’
  –  November 29, 2017
Angel Olsen has spent much of 2017 on the road, continuing the tour behind 2016’s exceptional My Woman. However, she has recently begun transitioning toward supporting her latest release, the b-sides and rarities colelction Phases that she released ...
Angel Olsen Announces 2018 Australian Tour
  –  November 29, 2017
Angel Olsen has announced her first-ever solo tour of Australia, which will see her bring her new Phases rarities collection down under in March 2018. The tour, which will hit venues, boutique theatres, art galleries and art centres in Melbourne, Perth ...
Unmistakable voice of female lo-fi rock
  –  November 27, 2017
It just so happens to be something I understand a little bit, because I didn’t have any other option.” Angel Olsen is the sort of musician impossible to sum up in a few sentences, or even in a few paragraphs — and the quote above, attributed to Olsen ...
Angel Olsen – ‘Phases’ Review
  –  November 10, 2017
US folk singer-songwriter Angel Olsen’s collection of unreleased material, B-sides and rarities is a gorgeous thing indeed A year down the line from the release of her spectacular third album ‘My Woman’, singular songwriter Angel Olsen is staving off ...
Stream Angel Olsen Phases
  –  November 9, 2017
Phases, Angel Olsen’s new collection of rarities, b-sides, and outtakes, is finally out. We’ve already heard “Special,” “Fly On Your Wall,” and “Sans,” and the rest of the 12 tracks are just as good. Listen below. Phases is out now via ...


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