Release Due 5th June
Husband-and-wife duo Mark Olson & Ingunn Ringvold’s third collaboration, Magdalen Accepts The Invitation, mines a ‘Death Valley isolation chamber folk/pop sound’ awash with darkness and light. A roller-coaster in a long-closed Lake Minnetonka amusement park, walks through historic orthodox churches, a fossil-collecting canoe trip along the Niobrara River, and an isolated pizza joint in South Africa. Old memories swirling in the warm Joshua Tree breezes provided them with the inspiration for the set of intriguing, imagistic songs that lovingly fill their latest outing. Mark Olson is co-founder of The Jayhawks. Olson and Ringvold now live in the California desert, and they tour internationally almost every year.