Watch Aldous Harding Perform New Song, 'Elation,' At KEXP The New Zealand folk singer shares a new song during her live performance at the KEXP studio in Seattle.
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Watch Aldous Harding Perform New Song, 'Elation,' At KEXP

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Aldous Harding arrived earlier this year with the softly momentous and vaguely surrealistic Party, a record in which Harding treats folk like her own dark invention. Ever since, she's been an an unrelenting tour schedule — during a jaunt through the Pacific Northwest, Harding visited Seattle's KEXP for a studio session, playing the new song "Elation" while there. It's a baroque piece of divination, based around a simple guitar line and a swell, reliant on Harding's crystalline voice.

Above, watch Harding perform the song during her KEXP visit.