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 Arts & Culture Music Issue 19 On a Grander Scale Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna now may live on the opposite side of the globe, but she’s determined to evolve while staying true to her roots. Arts & Culture Music Issue 20 Bring It on Home: Leon Bridges From bussing tables to playing at the White House in under two years, Leon Bridges has no plans to part ways with his humble beginnings. Arts & Culture Music Issue 21 Variations on Solitude: Glenn Gould Three decades since his death, Canadian pianist Glenn Gould’s inner life endures with as much legend as his recordings. Arts & Culture Music Issue 22 Esperanza Spalding Esperanza Spalding continues to challenge expectations and classifications—particularly her own. Arts & Culture Issue 22 This Woman’s Work In his latest book, The Kate Inside, photographer Guido Harari presents the audacious spirit and restless creativity of iconic singer Kate Bush. Arts & Culture Music Rosie Lowe London-based singer Rosie Lowe talks to us about creative recharging, the power of songwriting and the vulnerability inherent in live performance.