Alaska | Maggie Roger

The rise of Maggie Rogers: From viral hit to the stage of SNL.
“Alaska” from the album “Heard it in a Past Life”.
The song that brought Pharrell Williams close to tears.

Insights on where new music is heading and by what to define where we are going with this:

  • Anything but rock ‘n’ roll (ending the phase of phallus guitars).
  • Leans on influences from conventionel, contemporary classics: ballet, broadway musical, music hall and vaudeville1)see also New Punk.
  • Political correctness
  • Virtuos?
  • Complex also minimalist.
  • Approves of: Ownership, normality, transgender, social progress.

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1. see also New Punk