Fever Ray is the solo project of Karin Dreijer Andersson, the Swedish lead vocalist of the indie-duo, The Knife. I love her dark and deep vocal style, especially the pitch-shifting. On stage, Andersson wears theatrical masks which underlines this awesome, bizarre style.
Why am I so fond of The Knife’s latest track? Yes, the opera chanting opening takes me down memory lane: reminiscent of Edea’s theme song, reminding me of childhood Final Fantasy VIII playstation days. But ultimately this collaborative effort with Mt. Sims and Planningtorock is ambitiously rich in sparkling percussion and takes the listener on [...]