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Zola Jesus signs to Mute, details new LP

By | Published on Tuesday 24 June 2014

Zola Jesus

Zola Jesus, aka Nika Roza Danilova, has signed to Mute in time to release her new LP ‘Taiga’, the follow-on to 2011’s ‘Conatus’ and 2013’s ‘Versions’.

With a while still to go until it arrives on 6 Oct, Danilova takes her time in explaining the idea behind its title: “Taiga is the Russian name for the boreal forest. For me it feels very alive… very expansive. It represents a feral, untapped world that could happily exist without us. There are taiga forests in Northern Wisconsin where I was raised, and also in Russia where my ancestors are from, so it also feels very native”.

This is top ‘Taiga’ track ‘Dangerous Days’ and, beneath that, a nice scenic ‘Taiga’ trailer: