Myrkur - Folkesange
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2020 Ratings: #103 / 184
User Score
Based on 64 ratings
2020 Ratings: #50
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March 20, 2020 / Release Date
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What the world needed in this time of unprecedented fear and loneliness is a beautiful Nordic folk album. Myrkur's latest does the trick even though their are some weak tracks. Myrkur's bold and powerful vocals bring to live a mystical world of wonder and fear and magic. Her vocal range is really incredible and it's what drives the album.

Highlights: Ella, Leaves of Yggdrasil, Svea, Gammelkaring, House Carpenter
So, I have heard of Myrkur but never listened to a song or an album by her and well Folkesange has me wanting to listen to her other stuff because this is such a refreshing album especially for a genre which i don't see much love for Dark Folk with style of Nordic Folk. With some great production and intriguing and mysterious instrumentals which just captivate you and Amalie Bruun's vocally impressive (she is like a folky Bjork I love it) which just further traps you into this record. ... read more
Really beautiful Danish folk music. Vocals are genuinely mind blowing throughout the entire album, but as it drags on some of the themes get repetitive by the end. Very atmospheric. I've been to Denmark before but unfortunately I never got to hear any of this delightful work. Also, really good final track. Puts the whole album together and leaves you with an adventurous but fulfilled feeling. Piano is laid through bits and pieces of the album very thoughtfully, which I am very thankful for. It ... read more
It's a great time to live in Denmark.

From Agnes Obel to Iceage to trentemøller and now Myrkur. Danish musicians are finally getting some recognition.

This has to be strangest and slickest shift in between two completely different genres.
It's Enya Stuff... You should be in an right day to hear because it's not an easy style.
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Track List

  1. Ella
  2. Fager som en Ros
  3. Leaves of Yggdrasil
  4. Ramund
  5. Tor i Helheim
  6. Svea
  7. Harpens Kraft
  8. Gammelkäring
  9. House Carpenter
  10. Reiar
  11. Gudernes Vilje
  12. Vinter
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Added on: January 14, 2020