Emilia Mårtensson: “I find it extremely painful to make an album, artistically and emotionally, because you’re dealing with your own self the whole time”

Peter Quinn
Monday, November 11, 2019

With a voice of remarkable expressive depth, Emilia Mårtensson makes music in which Swedish folk songs and jazz sensibilities are subtly drawn together into a profoundly satisfying whole. She talks to Peter Quinn about making connections, creating a narrative and finding beauty in tragedy

Emilia Mårtensson (photo: Dave McKean)
Emilia Mårtensson (photo: Dave McKean)

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