12 Songs, 44 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.

EDITORS’ NOTES

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.
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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
40 Ratings
40 Ratings
Laugh dance conquer

Love it!

This album is great. I love pilgrim. Hopefully it tops some charts here in the US.

JJM05

Løve it

This album is the best and I love listen to the horns in the background. The keyboard used to spell MØ correctly is the Norwegian keyboard found on your settings on add keyboard.

Kristophaky&ChaosCol

What modern should sound like

This album is honestly the best i've bought in about 7 years i got it a couple hours after release and i cannon stop listening to how good it sounds.

About MØ

Danish singer Karen Marie Aagaard Ørsted first made an impact on the music scene under the moniker MØ in 2013, when she lent her vocals to Swedish producer Avicii's song "Dear Boy," from his hit album True. Born in Odense, Ørsted began pursuing music after she received a Spice Girls CD when she was ten years old. As she matured, her influences matured too, with the likes of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Sonic Youth, and the Smashing Pumpkins inspiring her electro indie pop sound. She soon took to writing her own music, and in 2012 she was invited to appear at the CMJ music showcase in New York, where she garnered positive reviews.

By 2013, Ørsted had released the single "Pilgrim," which showcased her beat-driven music alongside glitchy electronics, sparse guitar melodies, and sultry vocals. Later in 2013 her popularity rose after her voice appeared on Avicii's track, and again on the back of second single "XXX 88," which featured Diplo and garnered comparisons to contemporaries AlunaGeorge and Grimes. Her eagerly anticipated debut full-length, No Mythologies to Follow, appeared in 2014, led by a pair of Danish Top 40 singles, "Don't Wanna Dance" and "Walk This Way."

In 2015, Ørsted scored her first smash hit with Major Lazer and DJ Snake. The multiplatinum "Lean On" topped the charts globally, becoming one of the most streamed songs of all time. By the end of the year, she'd readied more music for release. First came the "Kamikaze" single, which charted in Denmark, Australia, and the U.K. Next was "Final Song," which premiered in May 2016. Months later, she teamed up with Major Lazer once again on "Cold Water," which featured Ørsted and Justin Bieber on vocals. The track became her highest-charting single in the U.S. to date and topped the U.K. singles chart. In 2017, she released an EP, When I Was Young, along with the singles "Don't Leave" with Snakehips, "3AM (Pull Up)" with Charli XCX, and "9 (After Coachella)" with SOPHIE and Cashmere Cat. She returned the following year with the intimate single "Nostalgia." ~ Scott Kerr & Neil Z. Yeung

HOMETOWN
Odense, Denmark
GENRE
Pop
BORN
August 13, 1988

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