Live Review: Adrianne Lenker @ Lincoln Theater — 11/13/21

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Adrianne Lenker performs at Lincoln Theater in Washington DC on Nov. 13, 2021. (Photo by Casey Vock)

Adrianne Lenker must have been sent to this planet to share her music, a gift from the universe or whatever Creator might be conducting this whole thing.

The hallowed singer-songwriter has emerged as one of the most profound, indelible voices of our time, a pioneer at the front of the Brooklyn-based indie rock outfit Big Thief.

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Song of the Day: “Forwards Beckon Rebound” by Adrianne Lenker

Adrianne Lenker (Photo by Genesis Baez)

Last fall via 4AD, Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker released two new albums, songs and instrumentals. The albums, which Pitchfork praised as “some of the most vivid songwriting of her career,” received an incredible reception, appearing on many year-end lists and propelling Lenker to make her solo television debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last week.

Today, she shares a new, self-directed video for “Forwards Beckon Rebound,” a track off of songs.

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Live Review: Adrianne Lenker @ Metro Gallery — 2/16/19

AdrienneLenker9Adrianne Lenker mesmerizes at the Metro Gallery on Feb. 16, 2019. (Photo by David LaMason)

Adrianne Lenker, front person for the band Big Thief, creates the kind of music that is both beautiful and heart breaking.  It’s also easy to lose yourself in the stories she tells. And tell them she did at Metro Gallery in Baltimore recently.
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