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Astral Swans is a human song-maker From Calgary, Canada specializing in abstract narratives of lonerism, human frailty , and dread, all told with darkly comedic empathy, and helpless concern.
Astral Swans,[1] is a Canadian singer-songwriter from Calgary, Alberta, signed to Dan Mangan's Madic Records, an imprint of Arts & Crafts Productions.[2] His music style has been described as "introspective late 60s folk à la Nick Drake filtered through an avant-garde 90s lens."[3] His 2015 album, All My Favorite Singers Are Willie Nelson,[4] was described by VICE as "a stark, beautiful project [...] steeped in 60s psych-folk mythology and loner punk iconography."[5] His latest album, Strange Prison, was released in May 2018.[6] Previously Matthew Swann was a member of Hot Little Rocket and Extra Happy Ghost!!! [7]
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Art type: Live Music
Music type: Original Music
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Genre: FolkIndie Rock
Home base: Calgary
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