Angel Olsen is an American folk and indie rock singer and guitarist, who was raised in St. Louis, Missouri, and is now based in Chicago, Illinois. She first toured as a backing singer and guitarist with Bonnie "Prince" Billy, and The Cairo Gang.
Having released an EP (Strange Cacti) and a debut album (Half Way Home) on Bathetic Records, Angel signed with Jagjaguwar ahead of her first full band release, Burn Your Fire For No Witness, which was released on 17 February 2014.
In addition to her work with Bonnie "Prince" Billy and The Cairo Gang, Angel Olsen has collaborated with a number of other notable figures of American indie rock, including Tim Kinsella of Cap'n Jazz and LeRoy Bach of Wilco. Her collaboration with Kinsella and Bach, as well as Chicago poet Marvin Tate, resulted in the album "Tim Kinsella sings the songs of Marvin Tate by LeRoy Bach featuring Angel Olsen," which the group released on Indianapolis label Joyful Noise Recordings on December 3, 2013.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license