Linnea Olsson* – Dinosaur

An old friend was in Dublin over the weekend. Given that he is a fellow musical obsessive I wanted to take him to see a gig. I consulted The Nialler9 Gig Guide and spotted this lady was playing. When I read her description as a “Swedish fantasy-pop cellist” you might say I was rather intrigued.

Despite a healthy dose of skepticism on both our parts I have to say it was rather great. There was perhaps the largest difference between expectation and reality for any gig I can remember. She really brought it! One particular highlight was an excellent cover version of Unfinished Sympathy by Massive Attack.

Interesting video here, it has a little of Darwin Deez about it.

Linnea Olsson:

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*Artist #620

3 comments for “Linnea Olsson* – Dinosaur

  1. March 5, 2013 at 1:35 pm

    I think my friend and I both reflected that we were surprised that a cello could sound so menacing!

    I still would thoroughly recommend seeing Linnea if you get the chance.

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