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3 things Angel Olsen said during her Austin City Limits taping to remind you she’s human

Did it hurt. When Angel Olsen fell from heaven?

Cushioned by her leisure-suited bandmates and her own soft but full, really full, voice -- probably not. 

At last night’s Austin City Limits taping she was just as “sweet and different-sounding” as I remember and even slightly more lovely to watch. But maybe it’s just because I was sitting closer.

Her set list featured a mix of favorites from “My Woman” and “Burn Your Fire for No Witness,” in between a lot of the playful deadpan she dons in place of a halo:

  • “Stay clear, kids. In life and liquor.” On making a mistake by mixing gin with tequila, while also drinking it. 
  • “I want to be inside you.” In response to a fan’s “I love you.”
  • “She’s been here a long time. She doesn’t need me.” On the makeup artist who put “just the right amount” on Olsen prior the show and earned herself a song dedication. 

It was another terrific @acltv taping with @angelolsenmusic for Season 43! #pbs #austincitylimits

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Olsen previously sold out two nights at the Mohawk and reportedly put Eric Webb to sleep at a 2015 SXSW show

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