Nana Adjoa joins the Class of ’21

Who: Nana Adjoa

Where: Amsterdam

What: From training at the prestigious Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Nana began her musical journey which led up to the release of her debut album, Big Dreaming Ants, last year. The record is delicate, intimate but above all hopeful.

Why: BDA is a triple-threat release built around Adjoa’s enigmatic vocals—raspy, sardonic, often fading and breaking in the most stunning ways like on the irreverent, searingly astute, “National Song.”” Bandcamp

Questions:

Describe your music for someone who’s never heard it?
Exploratory alternative pop songs with poetic lyrics. My sound is influenced by indie, soul, folk and electronic music.

Who are some artists who’re inspiring you right now?
Blake Mills
James Blake
Chopin
Ry Cooder

What’s been your highlight of 2020?
The summer, and the release of my album on September 24th.

What are you most excited about for 2021?
The prospect of being able to play my album live with my  5 piece band for real audiences somewhere towards the end of the year.

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