Live Video: FKA twigs

Live Video
12/04/2014
Jim Beckmann
photo by Dave Lichterman (view set)

Easily one of this year's biggest breakouts, FKA twigs is no mere singer, songwriter, or dancer. She's all those things, actually, plus a director, a producer and much more. In fact, it's twigs' ability to combine all of those elements into a multi-sensory feast of performance art that has propelled her from the London cabaret clubs she started in to the international festivals and larger theaters she's filling now. But for her recent in-studio session at KEXP, FKA twigs stripped back her typically dazzling display to convey the strength and vulnerability that interweave within the spaces of her songs, so you can hear every sigh and every breath. For this sultry session, don't leave the lights on.

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