Saturday, April 11, 2009

My Newest Love - Fever Ray.

Fever Ray - Swedish lass Karin Dreijer Andersson - her music is hypnotic, thrilleresque, reminiscent of woodland dreaming and above all insanely addictive. I can't get enough of her second single "When I Grow Up." Her voice is haunting but in a really bizarre calming way, she is crafty and clever with her lyrics - the imagery that she paints with her words, makes me wish I was where she was at when she wrote those words.

Fever Ray has a strange introvert feel - in the film clip, you can see plastic knives hanging around her legs... Just pure genius. These sorts of film clips, pure art - get me buzzing like mad. I can't get enough of it!

When I grow up, I want to be a forester
Run through the moss on high heels
That’s what I’ll do, throwing out boomerang
Waiting for it to come back to me
When I grow up, I want to live near the sea
Crab claws and bottles of rum
That’s what i’ll have staring at the seashell
Waiting for it to embrace me

I put my soul in what I do
Last night I drew a funny man with dark eyes and a hanging tongue
It goes way bad, I never liked a sad look
From someone who wants to be loved by you

I’m very good with plants
When my friends are away they let me keep the soil moist
On the seventh day I rest for a minute or two
Then back on my feet and cry for you oooh oh

You’ve got cucumbers on your eyes
Too much time spent on nothing waiting for a moment to arise
The face in the ceiling and arms too long
I wait for him to catch me

Waiting for you to embrace me


pollicino said...

Happy Easter to you from Pollicino :)

sibila said...

Thanks to introducing it to me,

Pippi Langstrumpf said...

Oh I love it!
Thanks for introducing me to her - just got the album and am listening to it now.

Pippi Langstrumpf said...

p.s the first track is one I heard on Triple J a while back - absolutely loved but missed the introduction to the song so had no idea who it was.

Anonymous said...

she's amazing. can't get enough either