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Stream Mirel Wagner's 'When The Cellar Children See The Light Of Day' LP

Stream When The Cellar Children See the Light Of Day, the new album by Mirel Wagner, on NPR's First Look. Includes "The Dirt" and "Oak Tree"


Finnish/Ethiopian bare-boned folk singer Mirel Wagner initially carved her mark on our site with the gloomy “No Death” and its accompanying music video, the centerpiece of sorts from her standout 2012 debut LP. When The Cellar Children See the Light Of Day, Wagner's follow-up to that album, continues the singer's haunting explorations of death and love through a refined lens and increasingly rugged guitar progressions.

The record's a furthering of the outlook she described in an interview with us before the release of her debut LP, "what I really like to do in music, and what I listen to, has that sort of simplicity that creates a huge emotional response. I like simple things, you don’t always need to shout to make an impact." That mission remains, as do the influences of Leonard Cohen, Edgar Allan Poe, and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, among others (NPR compares her compositions to the writing of Flannery O'Connor). Stream Mirel Wagner's sophomore album When The Cellar Children See the Light Of Day (out 8/12 via Sub Pop), including the previously featured "The Dirt" and "Oak Tree," in its entirety below via NPR's First Listen. 

>>>Stream Mirel Wagner's When The Cellar Children See the Light Of Day LP

When The Cellar Children See the Light Of Day Tracklist

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The Dirt

Ellipsis

Oak Tree

In My Father's House

Dreamt Of A Wave

The Devil's Tongue

What Love Looks Like

Taller Than Tall Trees

Goodnight

Video

Watch Wande Coal & Wale’s World Class Visuals For ‘Again’ (Remix)

Video Premiere: The two music giants certainly landed a 'W' with this one.

Nigerian afropop heavyweight Wande Coal has teamed up with famed American rapper Wale for a remix of his hit track "Again," off of his newly released EP, Realms.

While "Again" has been around for a minute, there's nothing like dope visuals to get the fire burning again. And fans are on board. The hit single amassed over 30 millions streams, with a steady run on many African charts this year, and is sure to keep building on top of the already impressive accomplishments.

As is typical and unfortunate in our new world of socially distancing, the two weren't able to join forces and wardrobes for an epic collaborative video. Instead, Director Adasa Cookey's brilliance manifested itself into a short film.

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