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MAUD THE MOTH - New Album Out Now And Available For Streaming In Its Entirety

The avant-garde/baroque singer and songwriter Maud The Moth just released a new album entitled Orphnē and is now available for streaming in its entirety. Maud The Moth serves as Madrid born and Edinburgh-based Amaya López-Carromero's personal alter ego, a conduit for her own life experiences, and draws on a wide-ranging musical background, including traditional dark folk, baroque pop, jazz, neo-classical, avant-garde, and rock.

Heavily inspired by late romanticism, art-deco, and surrealism, the third album, Orphnē, which is out today, reflects on the rootlessness and nebulous identity of the émigré, fragmented woman. The album arrived in cooperation with Música Máxica, Nooirax Producciones, and La Rubia Producciones on CD, vinyl LP, and digital formats. Listen to the entire album in the player below, as well you can watch the previously released video for the song "Finisterrae".

Orphne (Ὀρφνή)  or "darkness", was a mythical nymph that dwelled in the underworld of ancient Greek mythology. This term shares a linguistic root with the word "orphan" (ὀρφανός), which originally meant fatherless, bereaved or desolate. By drawing a connection between these two terms, Orphnē reflects on the rootlessness and nebulous identity of the émigré, fragmented woman. Traditional family roles and familial support are seen as a light that is absent or has been exhausted, fostering a sense of desolation and alienation from society. Link