As impressive as Anna Calvi’s 2011 self-titled debut was, all stormy operatics and gothic romance, the 32-year-old was dogged somewhat by comparisons to Jeff Buckley and PJ Harvey. The Londoner’s follow-up isn’t going to see those comparisons vanish completely, as lead single ‘Eliza’ demonstrates. But elsewhere on ‘One Breath’, particularly on the rhythmic and complex ‘Carry Me Over’, Calvi...
Another entry in the ever-popular 'woman running through figurative forest in search of inner child' genre –although the video features Ms Calvi running through a painfully literal one. I know this is an intro to a probably excellent album, but the Florence-ness of it all makes it hard to care. Barry Nicolson
As the rumbles of set opener 'Suzanne & I' boom around the walls of Wilton's, the coloured stage lights flash onto a backdrop showing a barren, brooding landscape. London singer Anna Calvi is onstage, conjuring up her own storm, and turning the picturesque venue into a Wuthering Heights scene on the moors. Tonight's show is more like immersive theatre than...
Singer's new LP set for release on October 7
The singer's second LP will be released on October 7
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