Angel Olsen share two rare rarities from her upcoming rarities collection Phases (shit, now they aren’t rare anymore)

Angel Olsen share two rare rarities from her upcoming rarities collection Phases (shit, now they aren't rare anymore)

It’s the end of the week, and while my eyeballs feel like they’re about to catch fire after staring at a computer screen for upwards of 40 hours straight, at least there’s new Angel Olsen music. Well…”new.”

Like Disney (obviously one of her main artistic inspirations), Olsen has just “opened up the vault” to share a collection of archival b-sides, rarities and demos. But, unlike cruel, unforgiving Disney (maybe not one of her main artistic inspirations?), she won’t be offering these songs “for a limited time only” before shutting them away forever and rubbing our noses in it. Nope, all of these songs will find a permanent, forever-home as a part of Phases, out November 11 via Jagjaguwar.

Throughout her career, Angel Olsen hasn’t stayed in one particular lane with her sound, ranging from the sparse, lo-fi folk of her 2010 debut EP Strange Cacti, to the electric, hi-def rock ‘n’ roll of last year’s MY WOMAN, and everywhere in between. For fans and newbies alike, Phases will show off both Olsen’s range, how far she has come, and (again, not unlike Disney) how damn good she is at writing songs.

Listen to two of the phases from Phases down below. The seven-minute sprawling “Special” is a previously unreleased song from the MY WOMAN sessions, while the Orbison-esque “Fly On Your Wall” was released a part of the Our First 100 Days series from earlier this year. Keep those eyes peeled while you’re down there for the full Phases track listing, as well as all of Angel Olsen’s upcoming tour dates for the fall. You can pre-order Phases here on your choice of CD, LP, or Disney Blu-Ray.

Phases phase-listing:

01. Fly On Your Wall
02. Special
03. Only You
04. All Right Now
05. Sans
06. Sweet Dreams
07. California
08. Tougher Than the Rest
09. For You
10. How Many Dreams
11. May as Well
12. Endless Road

Olsen on the road:

09.29.17 — Lincoln, NE — Bourbon Theatre (Lincoln Calling)
09.30.17 — Maquoketa, IA — Codfish Hollow Barnstormers &
10.01.17 — Milwaukee, WI — Pabst Theater &
10.02.17 — Minneapolis, MN — First Avenue &
10.04.17 — St. Louis, MO — The Pageant &
10.05.17 — Lawrence, KS — The Granada &
10.07.17 — Austin, TX — Austin City Limits Festival
10.14.17 — Austin, TX — Austin City Limits Festival
10.18.17 — San Diego, CA — Viejas Arena #
10.20.17 — Los Angeles, CA — The Forum #
10.21.17 — Oakland, CA — Oracle Arena #
10.22.17 — Las Vegas, NV — Mandalay Bay Events Center #
10.23.17 — Salt Lake City, UT — The Depot $
11.18.17 — Mexico City, DF — Corona Capital
11.28.17 — Charlottesville, VA — Jefferson Theater %
11.29.17 — New York, NY — Town Hall ^
11.30.17 — New York, NY — Town Hall ^
12.01.17 — Brooklyn, NY — Brooklyn Steel ^
12.02.17 — Portland, ME — State Theatre ^
12.04.17 — Boston, MA — House of Blues ^
12.05.17 — Montreal, QC — Rialto Theatre ^
12.06.17 — Toronto, ON — Phoenix Concert Theatre ^
12.07.17 — Toronto, ON — Phoenix Concert Theatre ^
12.08.17 — Detroit, MI — Majestic Theatre ^
12.09.17 — Chicago, IL — Riviera Theatre ^
12.10.17 — Louisville, KY — Mercury Ballroom *
12.12.17 — Philadelphia, PA — Union Transfer *
12.13.17 — Philadelphia, PA — Union Transfer *
12.14.17 — Washington, DC — 9:30 Club *
12.16.17 — Asheville, NC — Orange Peel *

& Mount Mariah
# Arcade Fire
$ Strong Words
% Ned Oldham
^ Heron Oblivion
* White Magic

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