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The Practice of Love

Jenny Hval

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Mysterious, feminine, experimental, and always compelling, Jenny Hval has been pushing the musical envelope forward since 2006 (initially as Rockettothesky before releasing music under her own name). True to its title, The Practice of Love emphasizes warmth, lushness, and softness, quite unlike 2016’s Blood Bitch which connected menstrual blood to vampire imagery or 2015's Apocalypse, girl and its sardonic opening question, "What is soft dick rock?" (yes, really). That said, The Practice of Love retains Hval's signature use of occult imagery, spoken word poetry, and experimental electronic sonics, while introducing 80s-come-2019 synth grooves (some you could even dance to!), free-jazz inspired saxophone licks, and atmospheric vocal backdrops. The cohesive sonics are in part thanks to Hval’s cast of collaborators, with musicians Anja Lauvdal (synths), Espen Reinertsen (saxophone) and Lasse Marhaug (electronics) and guest speakers Vivan Want, Laura Jean Englert, Félicia Atkinson forming a group that sharpens and draws out the best in her sound. © Eric Benoit / Qobuz

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1
Lions (feat. Vivian Wang) 00:03:57

Lasse Marhaug, Producer - Jenny Hval, Producer, Artist - Jenny Hval feat. Vivian Wang, MainArtist - Vivian Wang, Artist

2019 Sacred Bones Records 2019 Jenny Hval Music under exclusive license to Sacred Bones Records

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High Alice 00:04:46

Lasse Marhaug, Producer - Jenny Hval, Producer, Artist, MainArtist

2019 Sacred Bones Records 2019 Jenny Hval Music under exclusive license to Sacred Bones Records

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Accident (feat. Laura Jean) 00:04:10

Lasse Marhaug, Producer - Laura Jean, Artist - Jenny Hval, Producer, Artist - Jenny Hval feat. Laura Jean, MainArtist

2019 Sacred Bones Records 2019 Jenny Hval Music under exclusive license to Sacred Bones Records

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The Practice of Love (feat. Laura Jean and Vivian Wang) 00:03:03

Lasse Marhaug, Producer - Laura Jean, Artist - Jenny Hval, Producer, Artist - Vivian Wang, Artist - Jenny Hval feat. Laura Jean and Vivian Wang, MainArtist

2019 Sacred Bones Records 2019 Jenny Hval Music under exclusive license to Sacred Bones Records

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Ashes to Ashes 00:04:15

Lasse Marhaug, Producer - Jenny Hval, Producer, Artist, MainArtist

2019 Sacred Bones Records 2019 Jenny Hval Music under exclusive license to Sacred Bones Records

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Thumbsucker (feat. Félicia Atkinson) 00:04:15

Lasse Marhaug, Producer - Felicia Atkinson, Artist - Jenny Hval, Producer, Artist - Jenny Hval feat. Félicia Atkinson, MainArtist

2019 Sacred Bones Records 2019 Jenny Hval Music under exclusive license to Sacred Bones Records

7
Six Red Cannas (feat. Vivian Wang, Félicia Atkinson, and Laura Jean) 00:04:07

Lasse Marhaug, Producer - Felicia Atkinson, Artist - Laura Jean, Artist - Jenny Hval, Producer, Artist - Vivian Wang, Artist - Jenny Hval feat. Vivian Wang, Félicia Atkinson, and Laura Jean, MainArtist

2019 Sacred Bones Records 2019 Jenny Hval Music under exclusive license to Sacred Bones Records

8
Ordinary (feat. Vivian Wang and Félicia Atkinson) 00:05:17

Lasse Marhaug, Producer - Felicia Atkinson, Artist - Jenny Hval, Producer, Artist - Vivian Wang, Artist - Jenny Hval feat. Vivian Wang and Félicia Atkinson, MainArtist

2019 Sacred Bones Records 2019 Jenny Hval Music under exclusive license to Sacred Bones Records

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Mysterious, feminine, experimental, and always compelling, Jenny Hval has been pushing the musical envelope forward since 2006 (initially as Rockettothesky before releasing music under her own name). True to its title, The Practice of Love emphasizes warmth, lushness, and softness, quite unlike 2016’s Blood Bitch which connected menstrual blood to vampire imagery or 2015's Apocalypse, girl and its sardonic opening question, "What is soft dick rock?" (yes, really). That said, The Practice of Love retains Hval's signature use of occult imagery, spoken word poetry, and experimental electronic sonics, while introducing 80s-come-2019 synth grooves (some you could even dance to!), free-jazz inspired saxophone licks, and atmospheric vocal backdrops. The cohesive sonics are in part thanks to Hval’s cast of collaborators, with musicians Anja Lauvdal (synths), Espen Reinertsen (saxophone) and Lasse Marhaug (electronics) and guest speakers Vivan Want, Laura Jean Englert, Félicia Atkinson forming a group that sharpens and draws out the best in her sound. © Eric Benoit / Qobuz

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