Tag: “Citizen of Glass”

Agnes Obel Beguiles at Bronson Centre (photo essay)

Agnes Obel Beguiles at Bronson Centre (photo essay)

Citizen Of Glass by Agnes Obel On a chilly first Friday of March, a very expectant audience filled the theatre-style seating of the Bronson Centre. The stage was softly stroked by red light as Danish singer-songwriter Agnes Obel appeared to greet the crowd. A trio of adept musicians all clothed in white, her moon cult, accompanied her with cello, clarinet, and […]

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Agnes Obel – “Citizen of Glass”

Agnes Obel – “Citizen of Glass”

“All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values.” – Marshall McLuhan, Canadian philosopher Agnes Obel is a rare breed in today’s music. The Danish-born, Berlin-based artist is equal parts composer, singer, songwriter, and philosopher. She is not merely crafting songs for entertainment purposes, but they are thought-experiments meant to capture our imaginations and challenge our […]

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