Anna Calvi — Anna Calvi live at The Troubadour in Los Angeles on June 7, 2011

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Anna Calvi live at The Troubadour in Los Angeles on June 7, 2011


Under the Radar Announces Issue 65 with Mitski and boygenius on the Covers

Issue 65 is Out Now and Also Includes Interviews with Sharon Van Etten, Deerhunter, Foals, and Kurt Vile; Plus a Tribute to Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit, and Much More

Mar 01, 2019

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our new print issue, Issue 65, which is out now nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere) and available to buy directly from us here. The issue features Mitski on the front cover and boygenius (Julien Baker + Phoebe Bridgers + Lucy Dacus) on the back cover. More

8 Best Songs of the Week: Anna Calvi, John Grant, Neneh Cherry, The Radio Dept., and More

Plus Muse, Brandon Coleman, Liars, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 31, 2018

Last week's Songs of the Week was packed. It featured 13 songs as opposed to our standard 10, including three songs by boygenius, the new supergroup featuring Julien BakerLucy Dacus, and Phoebe BridgersMore

Joint Album of the Week: Anna Calvi and Wild Nothing

Anna Calvi's Hunter Out Now via Domino and Wild Nothing's Indigo Out Now via Captured Tracks

Aug 31, 2018

This week we have a tie for Album of the WeekAnna Calvi's Hunter and Wild Nothing's Indigo. We couldn't decide which album we liked better, so they are joint Album of the Week. Below is info on both albums, as well as full album streams and videos from each record. More

Anna Calvi - Stream the New Album

Hunter Out Now via Domino

Aug 31, 2018

Anna Calvi released a new album, Hunter, today via Domino. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing below. Also below are her upcoming tour dates.

Under the Radar Announces Issue 64 with Kamasi Washington on the Cover

Issue 64 Out Now and Also Includes Interviews with Interpol, Beach House, Wild Nothing, Death Cab for Cutie, Suede, Natalie Prass, Ethan Hawke vs. Phosphorescent, Christine and the Queens, Low, Snail Mail, and Much More

Aug 31, 2018

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our new print issue, which is out now nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere) and available to buy directly from us here. The issue features Kamasi Washington on the cover. More

Anna Calvi Shares New Song “As a Man”

Hunter Due Out Tomorrow via Domino

Aug 30, 2018

Anna Calvi is releasing a new album, Hunter, tomorrow (August 31) via Domino. Previously she shared a video for a new song that examined gender, "Don't Beat the Girl Out of My Boy" (it was one of our Songs of the Week), as well as the album's title track, "Hunter" (which was our #1 Song of the Week), as well as a NSFW video for "Hunter." Now, on the eve of the album's release she has shared one last pre-release single, "As a Man."  More

Anna Calvi Shares NSFW Video for “Hunter”

Hunter Due Out This Friday via Domino

Aug 28, 2018

Anna Calvi is releasing a new albumHunter, this Friday (August 31) via Domino. Previously she shared a video for a new song that examined gender, "Don't Beat the Girl Out of My Boy" (it was one of our Songs of the Week), as well as the album's title track, "Hunter" (which was our #1 Song of the Week). Now Calvi has shared a video for "Hunter." More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Anna Calvi, Spiritualized, Petite Noir, Neneh Cherry, and More

Plus Phosphorescent, Moses Sumney, Robyn, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Teleman, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 03, 2018

Lots of strong Songs of the Week contenders this week. We were tempted to do a Top 12 again like last week, instead of our usual Top 10, but resisted the excess. There are lots of Europeans in this week's list. More

Anna Calvi Shares New Song “Hunter”

Hunter Due Out August 31 via Domino

Jul 31, 2018

Anna Calvi is releasing a new album, Hunter, on August 31 via Domino. Previously she shared a video for a new song that examined gender, "Don't Beat the Girl Out of My Boy" (it was one of our Songs of the Week). Now she has shared the album's title track, "Hunter," via a visual for the song. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Wild Nothing, Suede, Anna Calvi, Matty, John Coltrane, and More

Plus Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Tomberlin, Interpol, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 08, 2018

This was a strong week for new tracks, so much so that we almost expanded this week's Songs of the Week list to a Top 13. Instead we decided to include three honorable mentions. The full list includes two legendary artists who we will soon be getting previously unreleased posthumous albums from. More

Jun 06, 2018

Anna Calvi has announced a new album, Hunter, and shared a video for a new song that examines gender, "Don't Beat the Girl Out of My Boy." Hunter is due out August 31 via Domino. She also has a bunch of tour dates and issued a statement about the album. More

David Bowie Tribute Concerts Add Michael Stipe, Cat Power, Pixies, Mumford & Sons, and More

Plus Anna Calvi, Blondie, Amanda Palmer, and Others at Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall

Feb 17, 2016

Two tribute concerts to the late David Bowie were actually announced just before his death, but have taken on new meaning following his passing. The Music of David Bowie shows are going down March 31 at Carnegie Hall and April 1 at Radio City Music Hall.  More

Amanda Palmer and Jherek Bischoff to Release David Bowie EP Featuring Neil Gaiman and Anna Calvi

Strung Out In Heaven: A Bowie String Quartet Tribute Due Out Tomorrow, Listen to "Blackstar" Cover

Feb 04, 2016

Amanda Palmer and Jherek Bischoff have teamed up to release an EP of David Bowie covers entitled Strung Out In Heaven: A Bowie String Quartet Tribute. The EP features covers of six Bowie songs and also includes contributions from Anna CalviJohn Cameron Mitchell, and author Neil Gaiman (Palmer's husband).  More

Sep 10, 2014

The Mercury Prize short list was announced today. More

Listen: Under the Radar’s Weekly Playlist Featuring alt-J, Jenny Lewis, Bat For Lashes, and More

Plus New Tracks from Jessie Ware, Jeff Tweedy, Cut Copy, Anna Calvi and David Byrne, Twin Peaks, Laetitia Sadier, We Were Promised Jetpacks, and Others

Jul 11, 2014

Welcome to Under the Radar's weekly playlist, where we compile the best and most exciting tracks to debut online in the last week (give or take). In this mix we've got new songs by alt-J, Jenny Lewis, Bat For Lashes, Jessie Ware, Jeff Tweedy, Cut Copy, Anna Calvi and David Byrne (covering Connan Mockasin), Twin Peaks, Cassie Ramone (ex-Vivian Girls), Laetitia Sadier (ex-Stereolab), We Were Promised Jetpacks, Speedy Ortiz, Generationals, and more. Look no further, your Friday and weekend playlist is here. More

Jul 10, 2014

Anna Calvi will soon be releasing an EP of cover songs. Two of these will feature guest appearances by David Byrne, and today, we can hear one of them.  More

May 28, 2014

On July 15, Anna Calvi will release her covers EP, Strange WeatherMore

May 14, 2014

On July 15, British guitar slinger Anna Calvi will release a EP of covers called Strange Weather, where she’ll take on tunes by FKA twigs, Connan Mockasin, Suicide, Keren Ann, and David Bowie.  More

Feb 10, 2014

Having already shared a number of music videos for her new sophomore LP One Breath, UK singer/songwriter Anna Calvi has premiered yet another for her included cut "Piece By Piece." More

Listen: Anna Calvi - “Fire (Bruce Springsteen Cover)”

“Suddenly” Is Out 12/24 Via Domino

Dec 19, 2013

On December 24, Anna Calvi will release “Suddenly,” a single from her excellent sophomore album One BreathMore

Under the Radar’s November/December Issue, Featuring HAIM on the Cover, is on Newsstands Now

Also Features Interviews with Cut Copy, Cocteau Twins on Blue Bell Knoll, Cillian Murphy vs. Nils Frahm, Anna Calvi, Luke Temple, Willis Earl Beal, Glasser, Courtney Barnett, Midlake, Mac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmon, and more

Nov 19, 2013

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the November/December 2013 issue, which is on newsstands now and will be out until late December/early January. It features HAIM on the cover as well as interviews with Cut CopyCocteau Twins on Blue Bell KnollCillian Murphy vs. Nils FrahmAnna CalviLuke TempleWillis Earl BealGlasserYuckMidlakeYamantaka // Sonic TitanDeltron 3030, Courtney BarnettMac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmonand much more. More

Nov 17, 2013

Last night, Anna Calvi and Chelsea Wolfe performed at Royce Hall in Los Angeles, CA. We were there to cover the action.  More

Nov 06, 2013

On Dec. 23 UK musical artist Anna Calvi will release her track "Suddenly" as the latest single off her sophomore album One Breath. More

Oct 02, 2013

With less than a week before releasing One Breath, the follow-up to her Mercury Prize-nominated debut, British siren Anna Calvi has unveiled a new music video for the included track "Sing to Me." More

Listen: Anna Calvi - “Suddenly”

New Album One Breath Out Oct. 8

Sep 24, 2013

On Oct. 8 UK songwriter Anna Calvi returns with her sophomore album One BreathMore

Aug 30, 2013

Returning with her sophomore album One Breath on Oct. 8, Mercury Prize-winning artist Anna Calvi has premiered a new music video for her single "Eliza." More

Listen: Anna Calvi - “Eliza”

New Album One Breath Out Oct. 8

Aug 20, 2013

This fall English singer/songwriter Anna Calvi returns with One Breath, the follow-up to her Mercury Prize-nominated debut. More

Aug 05, 2013

UK songwriter Anna Calvi has announced the release of her latest album One Breath. More

Watch: Anna Calvi Performs at The Tate Museum

When Music and Images Come Together

Sep 06, 2012

British guitar slayer Anna Calvi recently took part in a program where musicians perform live at The Tate in London.  More

Aug 29, 2012

Much like she did with TV on the Radio's "Wolf Like Me" and The Shirelles' "Baby It's You," UK musical artist Anna Calvi has come forth out of nowhere with yet another notable cover. More

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2011 Issue Featuring Three Covers: Bon Iver, M83, and The Horrors

Plus: Florence and the Machine, Beirut, PJ Harvey, Anna Calvi, SBTRKT, R.E.M., and more

Dec 23, 2011

Under the Radar's Best of 2011 Issue has shipped out to subscribers and will be hitting newsstands soon. The issue features three unique covers, each featuring an artist behind one of our Top 5 albums of the year: M83The Horrors, and Bon Iver. The issue also takes a look back at other artists who have made a splash in 2011, including BeirutAnna CalviEMAFlorence and the MachineGang Gang DanceNeon IndianPJ HarveyR.E.M.SBTRKT, Slow ClubSt. VincentSummer Camp, tUnE-yArDs, and Yuck. More

Dec 02, 2011

Anna Calvi doesn't seem to have a problem delivering a good cover, as evident by her work on "Baby It's You." More

Sep 14, 2011

Today, Anna Calvi debuted the video for “Suzanne &I” a cut from her self-titled debut album. We have the video.  More

Sep 08, 2011

Anna Calvi—who most recently made our spines tingle with her cover of “Baby It’s You,” is heading out for a brief North American tour in support of her self-titled debut album. We have the dates.  More

Watch: Video Interviews and Performances From The Mercury Prize Ceremony

Including Under the Radar Favorites Everything Everything, James Blake, and Elbow

Sep 07, 2011

Yesterday PJ Harvey took the Mercury Prize for Let England Shake. It was a tough race, given the high number of Under the Radar friendly artists. While Harvey’s off celebrating her well-deserved win, we have videos from the ceremony, including interviews and performances from Anna Calvi, Elbow, Everything Everything, and James BlakeMore

Listen: Anna Calvi Covers The Shirelles’ “Baby It’s You”

B-Side to Forthcoming Single “Suzanne & I”

Aug 26, 2011

Anna Calvi’s romantic, guitar-driven sound has always sounded straight out of another era. We have her cover of 1960s' hit, "Baby It's You." More

Jul 19, 2011

Today the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize shortlist was announced. We have the full list.  More

Watch: Anna Calvi “Desire”

Mysterious Songstress Releases Eerie Video

Jun 22, 2011

The new video for “Desire”—a cut from Anna Calvi’s self-titled debut album—features the songstress shredding and singing. We have the video. 


Jun 08, 2011

On Tuesday, June 7, 2011, Anna Calvi performed at The Troubadour in Los Angeles, CA with support from Cuckoo Chaos. Photographer, Wendy Lynch Redfern, was there to capture the action. More

Watch: Full Performance of Anna Calvi’s Paris Concert

Calvi Makes Her U.S. Live Debut This Week

May 25, 2011

If you have an hour to kill, immerse yourself in Anna Calvi's intoxicating performance at Paris' au Trianon. More

Mar 25, 2011

Ethereal singer-songwriter Anna Calvi takes viewers further into her subconscious with her new video for "Blackout." We have the vid. More

Mar 23, 2011

Recently, Anna Calvi sustained an arm injury that forced her to cancel her first North American tour. Now the guitar slinger (and current “Pleased to Meet You” artist) is healed and ready to hit the ground running. We have the new set of dates.  More

Anna Calvi Cancels U.S. Tour

Including SXSW Dates and Under the Radar Party

Mar 04, 2011

We were disappointed to hear today that British guitar hero (and current “Pleased to Meet You” artist) Anna Calvi has canceled her U.S. tour. We have the details.  More

Under the Radar Announces Winter 2011 Issue and Death Cab for Cutie Cover

Issue Includes Interviews with R.E.M., Bright Eyes, The Decemberists, Cut Copy, Jens Lekman, Okkervil River, Panda Bear, Lykke Li, Iron and Wine, Elbow, Duran Duran, Destroyer, and more

Feb 11, 2011

Under the Radar’s Winter 2011 issue is about to hit stands. The cover features Death Cab for Cutie, who gave writer Matt Fink insight into the band’s forthcoming album, Codes and Keys (due out in May). The issue also includes interviews with Bright EyesBritish Sea PowerThe DearsThe DecemberistsDestroyerThe DodosDuran Duran,ElbowIron and WineLykke LiR.E.M.TelekinesisToro Y MoiThe AntlersThe Big PinkCymbals Eat GuitarsEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Jens LekmanOkkervil RiverPanda BearVivian GirlsAnna CalviPorcelain Raft, Smith Westerns, Yuck, and more.



16th Annual Artist Survey: Anna Calvi

Calvi on Childhood Birthday Parties and Vacations and Her Most Surreal Experience in the Music Industry

Mar 20, 2019

For Under the Radar's 16th Annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to the last year, plus some fun personal questions. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2018 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. Here are some answers from Anna Calvi. More

Self-Portrait: Anna Calvi

In Circles: A Self-Portrait

Nov 21, 2018

We asked Anna Calvi to take a self-portrait. We also asked her to write a list of personal thingsinteresting facts that fans may perhaps not know about her. More

Anna Calvi

Introspective Exploration

Dec 13, 2013

Few debut albums are met with the same level of success as Anna Calvi's self-titled 2011 record. The U.K. singer and guitarist's debut was released to universal praise, nominated for a BRIT Award and the Mercury Music Prize, and broke her into the international spotlight. More

Anna Calvi

Worlds Away

Feb 14, 2011

On the other end of an exceptionally bad phone connection, Anna Calvi comes across as a ghostly whisper. “When I’m singing I feel emotions that I can’t access in normal, everyday life,” says the London native of her shyness when speaking to the press, her voice struggling against a sea of static. More


Strange Weather EP

Strange Weather EP


Jul 23, 2014

Anna Calvi shares her creative reinterpretations of others' music on this five-song covers EP, and in turn shows us another side of herself as a performer.  More

One Breath

One Breath


Oct 22, 2013

England’s Anna Calvi is a master of moodiness. Her eponymous 2011 debut album was slightly unnerving, slightly scary, and hauntingly magnificent—10 tracks of Calvi and her guitar against the world.     More

Anna Calvi at the Bowery Ballroom, New York, New York

May 26th, 2011

Jun 02, 2011

Few reviews have been able to discuss Anna Calvi’s music without mentioning David Lynch, but the connection is fiction.  More

Anna Calvi

Anna Calvi


Mar 17, 2011

Before her first album even came out, Anna Calvi had legions of admirers, many of them famous (Nick Cave, Interpol), and listening to her self-titled debut, it's easy to understand why. More