BROKEN TWIN DAMIEN RICE SUPPORT – LONDON PALLADIUM 7TH NOVEMBER
DEBUT ALBUM ‘MAY’ OUT NOW
“Broken Twin is the most arrestingly beautiful songwriter we’ve heard in aeons.” NME
“Indisputably affecting… Fans of Cowboy Junkies and Mazzy Star should form an orderly queue” MOJO
“one of the most exquisite and haunting albums you’ll hear all year,”
Drowned In Sound
“It’s the crystal clarity of Broken Twin’s vocals that’s so arresting” The Independent
“The past year has seen Broken Twin establish her reputation as a songwriter with an unbearable poignancy” Clash
“something about the unaffected clarity of Broken Twin rings true straight away” Pitchfork
Broken Twin will perform as special guest to Damien Rice at the London Palladium on 7th November. Playing material from her debut album ‘May’, which came out earlier this year, the show follows successful appearances at Latitude, The Great Escape and a headline performance at St. John on Bethnal Green.
Fri 7th November – London – Palladium
Simplicity can be deceptive. Broken Twin’s music may be largely made up of piano, strings and Majke Voss Romme’s haunting vocals, but the debut album ‘May’ is a work of depth and beauty. Simplicity is key to its name, too. “I was looking for a title that was simple, and not giving too much away, reflecting the songs,” says the Danish auteur. “Also it represents a time of year that seems to fit the songs. Spring is a time when everything is changing. It’s a hopeful season.”
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‘May’ is very much one artist’s labour, an intensely personal album that adheres to a singular vision. “I wanted to get back to basics, seeking a sound that was warm and lo-fi; minimal and spacious and focused on the songs,” says Majke. “I’m a new artist – I need to be sure about what I want to do before I can let anybody else in. It’s a very personal record.” In that spirit, it’s an album that refuses to hand the listener everything on a plate. Asked what the theme of her music is, she says “relations” and “emotional patterns”, and refuses to be drawn further. “I want people to find whatever they want in the songs.” Broken Twin songs are intended to live in the mind of the listener.