"Gift" at Sogetsu Hall

Ichiko Aoba - "Gift" at Sogetsu Hall
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Based on 87 ratings
2020 Ratings: #6
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April 3, 2020 / Release Date
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Inglume
88
Serenity and composure are just one pluck of a guitar string away.

A minimal live performance of staggering proportions, Ichiko Aoba offers a very special gift from afar, an antidote to treat and heal our sickened minds in a time of quarantine. The only ingredients of this therapeutic remedy: delicate strings of an acoustic guitar and the heavenly voice of an angel. It's authentic foreign folk tunes stripped to its bare essentials, though what you get out of it emotionally is far more ... read more
lachlantula
89
Another fragile masterwork; Aoba's breathy intimate vocals continue to console our weary hearts.
Maygirl
98
So fucking beautiful

Edit: Now that I've listened to this performance 5 times as well as her entire discography in the span of last night at 4am until today at 8pm, I might as well say some things about this masterpiece.

Ichiko Aoba's voice is something that has become apart of my soul. I can't remember the last time I've felt so at peace with myself. Her soft, yet so powerful voice, accompanied by such pretty concise acoustic guitar playing, legitimately clears your mind. This live ... read more
wainotwhy
93
it's an ichiko aoba album
Doofly
90
The most beautiful listen of 2020 and it only has 81 ratings makes me sad :(
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Added on: April 3, 2020