On a Tuesday afternoon in a dark, smoky bar in Copenhagen, regulars chat about everything and nothing. No one pays much attention to a young woman in the corner booth, playing with the sleeve of her fluffy sweater as she talks. Coco O doesn’t impose herself on a room. In fact, the Danish singer-songwriter comes off as a little shy. But her voice—and what a voice—is her talent. It’s taken her on a journey from being on a major label and living in Los Angeles, to having no label and living back in Copenhagen, on the cusp of releasing a solo album. This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Two Buy Now Related Stories Music Issue 50 Caroline Polachek “The thing that eats at me a little bit is how subjective my music is.... You can’t get away from ‘Caroline Polachek.’” Music Issue 50 Odd Jobs Molly Lewis, professional whistler. Music Issue 50 Behind the Scenes Film composer Emile Mosseri on the art of setting music to film. Music Issue 49 Tove Lo The pop star reflects on the big feelings behind her biggest hits. Music Issue 49 Róisín Murphy Five questions for an art-pop icon. Music Issue 46 Hun Choi DJ Hunee outlines his dance floor philosophy.