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Caprisongs (stylised in all caps) is the first mixtape by English singer-songwriter FKA Twigs. It was released on 14 January 2022 through Young and Atlantic Records. The mixtape features guest appearances from Pa Salieu, the Weeknd, Shygirl, Dystopia, Rema, Daniel Caesar, Jorja Smith, and Unknown T.[1][2][3] The production is handled by el Guincho, who co-executive produced the mixtape alongside Twigs, as well as Arca, Cirkut, and Mike Dean, among others.[3] The mixtape was supported by one single, "Tears in the Club", which features the Weeknd, and one promotional single, "Jealousy", which features Rema.

Background and promotion

In October 2020, FKA Twigs took part in a virtual chat on the Grammy Museum's Programs at Home series. During the chat, she revealed that she was "just finishing" a new album that she made largely in collaboration with el Guincho, and with other collaborators, many of whom she met for the first time via FaceTime calls.[4] Later in November 2020, British singer Dua Lipa hosted a livestream concert, titled Studio 2054, in which Twigs was invited to play as a guest. The two teased an upcoming collaboration, titled "Why Don't You Love Me", during Twigs' performance.[5]

On 25 January 2021, Twigs took part in a podcast episode with Louis Theroux and discussed her previous known relationships and an upcoming album, stating "It was all via the internet...I have more collaborations and features on this album than I ever had before."[6] In February, she described the album as a "going out" record, and revealed it would feature collaborations with Nigerian Afrobeats star Rema, British hip-hop up-and-comer Pa Salieu.[7] A few days later, Twigs, interviewed by British actress and screenwriter Michaela Coel, revealed that she had changed the undisclosed, original title of the upcoming record due to a well-known artist titling a non-musical project the same thing.[8] In an interview with Vogue in May, Twigs revealed the album does not have a set release date, but wanted to release it in the northern summer of 2021.[9]

Twigs joined the official FKA Twigs Discord server in September 2021, and shared details about the upcoming record. Twigs confirmed the project to be a mixtape, and listed el Guincho, Koreless, and Arca, as well as new collaborators, such as Cirkut, Mike Dean, as producers for the project.[10] She additionally teased a collaboration with Swedish rapper Yung Lean on Instagram.[11]

The lead single of the mixtape, "Tears in the Club", which features Canadian singer-songwriter the Weeknd, was released with a music video on 16 December 2021. The sole promotional single, "Jealousy", which features Nigerian singer Rema, was released on 13 January 2022, only one day prior to the release of the project. The mixtape marked her first release under Atlantic Records. The mixtape was officially announced on 7 January 2022, a week before the scheduled release date. Coinciding with the release of the mixtape on 14 January 2022, Twigs released a music video for "Ride the Dragon",[12] which was a guerrilla dance video shot in Hackney, London.[13] A number of other 'Caprivids' were released after this in the same style.


Caprisongs is seen as a departure from Twigs' previous work and a shift towards less experimental and more mainstream sound.[14] It is described as a work of "visceral" art pop and "unbridled" avant-pop music.[15][16] Its lyrics are influenced by R&B and hip hop, while its beats are influenced by trap, drum'n'bass, and dancehall.[17] "Darjeeling" features "a skittering harp" which "becomes the basis for a banging grime beat".[18] "Pamplemousse" is a hyperpop song that recalls Charli XCX and Sophie, while "Jealousy" contains elements of Afrobeats.[16] The album features spoken word interludes from Twigs' friends and collaborators, and one featuring a fan ask about her unreleased Dua Lipa duet, "Why Don't You Love Me?"[19]

Critical reception

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
Evening Standard[19]
The Guardian[17]
The Independent[23]
The Line of Best Fit7/10[24]
The Observer[26]
Rolling Stone[16]

Caprisongs was met with generally positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from professional publications, the album received an average score of 80, based on 17 reviews.[21] Aggregator AnyDecentMusic? gave it 7.7 out of 10, based on their assessment of the critical consensus.[20]

Helen Brown for The Independent called the mixtape "an often exquisitely crafted sequence of grooves" that's "elegantly laced together by [T]wigs's sad angel voice".[23] Julyssa Lopez of Rolling Stone wrote, "The rawness of her previous work is part of what makes the unbridled avant pop on her new mixtape, Caprisongs, such an epic thrill. [...] Throughout her career, Twigs has morphed R&B wisps and electronic abstractions into highly visual concept art, and although the music on Caprisongs is her most buoyant, she doesn't sacrifice her creative nonconformity or intimacy."[16] David Smyth of Evening Standard stated that "the tone on Caprisongs is predominantly bright and relaxed" and eventually concluded that, even though "she's closer to the mainstream pop world than ever before here", "it doesn't sound like a compromise. There's still plenty of sonic weirdness in the corners, and she's surely earned some time in the sun."[19] Cat Zhang of Pitchfork thought the mixtape is a "playful and adventurous flex", writing that Caprisongs is the "sound of [T]wigs in the driver's seat as she traverses her own curiosities and instincts; [...] It is intrepid and light, the image of a woman attuned to planetary alignments but casting her own fate."[27] Heather Phares from AllMusic claimed that, "Though Caprisongs nods to more mainstream sounds than her previous work, Barnett can still make any trend or genre her own."[22]

LaTesha Harris of NPR called the mixtape a "[t]riumphant and external [...] milestone of significant personal and professional transformation", but criticized the vocal manipulation as "too robotic", "specifically on 'Minds of Men' and 'Pamplemousse', [which sound] as if Amazon's Alexa downloaded poetry software and delivered the result on loop."[14] Alex Rigotti of Clash highlighted the influence of Björk's 2001 album Vespertine, "whose microbeats, plucky harps and music boxes are scattered over various tracks", concluding that, "[w]hilst it's nice to hear a change of pace for [T]wigs (and to, on occasion, genuinely hear her laugh), there's not as much focus on experimentation and expression, which could disappoint some exacting fans."[18] Alexis Petridis of The Guardian opined, "There's a lot that's laudable about Caprisongs. [...] But equally, it's something that ultimately impedes your enjoyment of the album. As a soundtrack for the start of a night, it doesn't quite pan out as you might hope."[17]

Year-end lists
A.V. ClubThe 25 Best Albums of 2022[28]
BillboardThe 50 Best Albums of 202225[29]
ClashClash's Albums of The Year42[30]
Entertainment WeeklyThe 10 Best Albums of 20223[31]
EsquireThe 25 Best Albums of 2022[32]
Flood MagazineThe Best Albums of 202215[33]
GQThe Best Albums of 2022[34]
NPRThe 50 Best Albums of 202217[35]
PasteThe 50 Best Albums of 202243[36]
PitchforkThe 50 Best Albums of 202224[37]
Rolling StoneThe 100 Best Albums of 20228[38]
Slant MagazineThe 50 Best Albums of 20224[39]

Track listing

Caprisongs track listing
1."Ride the Dragon"Tahliah Barnett3:08
2."Honda" (featuring Pa Salieu)
  • Barnett
  • Colin Towns
  • Díaz-Reixa
  • Felix Joseph
  • Alastair O'Donnell
  • FKA Twigs
  • El Guincho
  • AoD
  • Joseph
3."Meta Angel"Barnett
  • El Guincho
  • Halm
  • FKA Twigs[a]
  • Koreless[a]
4."Tears in the Club" (featuring the Weeknd)
5."Oh My Love"
  • Barnett
  • Billy Walsh
  • Barnett
  • Díaz-Reixa
  • Halm
  • FKA Twigs
  • El Guincho
  • Halm[b]
  • Koreless[b]
7."Caprisongs Interlude"BarnettBarnett
  • Jonny Leslie
  • FKA Twigs
  • Barnett
  • Díaz-Reixa
  • Jasper Harris
9."Papi Bones" (featuring Shygirl)
10."Which Way" (featuring Dystopia)Barnett
  • Mike Dean
  • Koreless[b]
11."Jealousy" (featuring Rema)
12."Careless" (featuring Daniel Caesar)
  • Díaz-Reixa
  • Jesso
  • Simon Christiansen
  • Psymun
  • El Guincho
13."Minds of Men"Barnett
  • Díaz-Reixa
  • Harris
  • Alexander Bak
  • El Guincho
  • Harris
  • Bak[a]
  • Fakeguido[b]
14."Track Girl Interlude"Barnett
  • Koreless
  • Ellis
15."Darjeeling" (featuring Jorja Smith and Unknown T)
  • El Guincho
  • Psymun
  • BKay
16."Christi Interlude"Christi Meshell
  • Roberts
17."Thank You Song"Barnett
  • Ghersi
  • Jesso
Total length:48:10


  • ^[a] signifies a co-producer
  • ^[b] signifies an additional producer
  • ^[c] signifies a drum producer
  • All tracks are stylised in all lowercase.

Sample credits



  • Rob Moose – strings (track 3)
  • Kash Powell – additional vocals (track 3), vocals (track 14)
  • Roxy Lee – additional vocals (track 3), vocals (track 14)
  • Lous & The Yakuza – background vocals (track 5)
  • Jemma Mayo – background vocals (track 5)
  • Abigail Sakari – background vocals (track 5)
  • Suzannah Pettigrew – background vocals (track 5)
  • Sara El Dabi – background vocals (track 5)
  • Alejandra Luisa Smits – background vocals (track 5)
  • Matty Healy – additional vocals (track 6)
  • Louis – additional vocals (track 6)
  • Kaner Flex – additional vocals (track 9)
  • Movie Star Johnny – additional vocals (track 9)
  • Dystopia – additional vocals (track 9)
  • Tolani – vocals (track 14)
  • Shoneye – vocals (track 14)
  • Irene Agbontean – vocals (track 14)
  • Christi Meshell – vocals (track 16)


  • FKA Twigs – executive production
  • El Guincho – executive production
  • Jonny Leslie – engineering
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Mike Dean – mastering, mixing (tracks 1–3, 6–8, 10–17)
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing (track 4)
  • Bryce Bordone – engineering (track 4)
  • Jaycen Joshua – mixing (tracks 5, 9)
  • Jacob Richards – mixing assistance (tracks 5, 9)
  • Mike Seaberg – mixing assistance (tracks 5, 9)
  • DJ Riggins – mixing assistance (tracks 5, 9)


Chart performance for Caprisongs
Chart (2022)Peak
Australian Albums (ARIA)[40]65
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[41]30
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[42]124
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[43]48
French Albums (SNEP)[44]126
Irish Albums (IRMA)[45]82
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[46]37
Scottish Albums (OCC)[47]23
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[48]64
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[49]30
UK Albums (OCC)[50]42
UK Independent Albums (OCC)[51]8
US Billboard 200[52]91
US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard)[53]9
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard)[54]1


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FKA Twigs, Eigenschreibweise auch FKA twigs, ist der Künstlername von Tahliah Debrett Barnett (* 16. Januar 1988 in Tewkesbury, England)[3], einer britischen Musikerin, Sängerin und Tänzerin. Sie schreibt die meisten ihrer Liedtexte selbst und wird oft dem Contemporary R&B zugeordnet, was sie selbst eher kritisch bewertet.

Leben und Werk

Tahliah Barnett wuchs im ländlichen Gloucestershire auf und besuchte in Tewkesburys Nachbarort Cheltenham eine katholische Schule.[3] Ihr Vater stammt aus Jamaika, ihre Mutter hat spanische Wurzeln.

Mit 16 begann sie Songs zu schreiben, mit 17 ging sie nach London, um als Tänzerin zu arbeiten.[4] So ist sie in den Videos zu Do It Like a Dude (2010) und Price Tag (2011) von Jessie J zu sehen. 2011 tanzte sie in einem Sketch der BBC, in dem Beyoncé Knowles veralbert wurde. Im August 2012 zierte sie das Cover der Modezeitschrift i-D.[5]

Ihren Spitznamen Twigs (englisch für „Zweige“) erhielt sie, weil ihre Gelenke beim Aufwärmen wie Zweige knackten. Da dieser Name bereits von einem anderen Künstler benutzt wurde, setzte sie die Abkürzung „FKA“ davor.[6] Dies steht laut ihr selbst nicht, wie häufig angenommen, für formerly known as (deutsch „zuvor bekannt als“).[7][8]

Im Dezember 2012 brachte FKA Twigs in Eigenregie ihre erste EP heraus, die sie kurz EP1 nannte. Zu jedem der Songs veröffentlichte sie Videos auf YouTube. Im August 2013 erschien dort das Video zu ihrer ersten Single Water Me, die 2014 veröffentlicht wurde. Die zweite EP namens EP2 kam im September 2013 auf den Markt.

Im August 2013 stellte die britische The Guardian FKA Twigs als „New Band of the Day“ vor.[5] Im Dezember 2013 wurde FKA Twigs für den „Sound of 2014“ der BBC nominiert.[4] Von Spotify wurde sie auf die „Spotlight on 2014“-Liste gesetzt. Billboard präsentierte sie unter dem Titel „14 Artists to Watch in 2014“. Im April 2014 war sie auf dem Cover des US-amerikanischen Musikmagazins The Fader abgebildet. Im Juli war sie zudem auf dem Cover der deutschen Spex.

FKA Twigs’ erstes Album LP1 wurde im August 2014 auf Young Turks veröffentlicht, dem Musiklabel von The xx, SBTRKT und Wavves, wo auch schon EP2 erschienen war. Produziert wurde LP1 zum allergrößten Teil von ihr selbst. Unterstützung bekam sie bei der Produktion von Arca, Sampha und Paul Epworth.[6][9][4] Sie war von September 2014 bis Herbst 2017[10] mit dem Schauspieler Robert Pattinson liiert, seit Frühjahr 2015 sogar verlobt.[11]

2018 tanzte sie in einem Video von Spike Jonze.[12] Weil kurz zuvor in einer Operation Tumoren an ihrer Gebärmutter entfernt wurden, hatte sie während der Dreharbeiten Blutungen.[12]

Im Oktober 2019 zierte sie das Cover des Zeit-Magazins.[13]

Philipp Krohn schrieb über das im November 2019 veröffentlichte Album Magdalene: „FKA twigs enttäuscht nicht. Rätselhafte Songs voller sphärischer Klänge, sparsamer Rhythmik, zum Teil beatfrei, Songtexte über komplizierte Beziehungsfragen. Dazu viel Einsatz der Auto-Tune-Aufnahmetechnik, die nach Chers ‚Believe‘ so inflationär eingesetzt wurde, dass man sie nicht mehr mit ernstzunehmender Musik in Verbindung brachte. Hier passt sie. Kurz: FKA twigs hat mit ‚Magdalene‘ ein Album vorgelegt, das vielleicht einmal als letztes Meisterwerk eines an spannenden Platten reichen Jahrzehnts gelten wird.“[14]

Anlässlich der Grammy Awards 2020 fand am 28. Januar 2020 im Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles ein Tribut-Konzert für Prince unter dem Motto Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince statt, bei dem FKA Twigs mitwirkte. Das Konzert wurde am 21. April 2020, dem vierten Todestag von Prince, im US-Fernsehen ausgestrahlt.[15][16]

Während des Covid-bedingten Lockdowns ab 2020 komponierte FKA Twigs neue Songs und begann mit dem spanischen Musiker El Guincho an ihrem Mixtape Caprisongs zu arbeiten. Mit weiteren Produzenten wie Arca, Cirkuit und dem Australier Warren Ellis entstanden 17 Songs. Im Januar 2022 erschien ihr neues Album Caprisongs.[17]

Musikalischer Stil

Barnett nannte als Einflüsse Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Dionne Warwick, Siouxsie and the Banshees und Adam Ant.[18]

Paul Lester beschrieb sie 2013 für den Guardian als „britische Vertreterin einer Art ätherischen, schaurig weitläufigen R&B, gesungen von hübschen hauchigen Frauen“ (‘a UK exponent of the brand of ethereal, eerily spacious R&B-sung-by-cutely-breathy females’).[5] 2014, noch vor dem Erscheinen ihres ersten Albums, sprach Natalie Brunner für das österreichische Radio FM4 von „gebrochene[m] und verdrehte[m] R’n’B“;[19] nur Tage später verortete Arno Frank sie für Die Zeit im „avantgardistischen R’n’B“, „absichtsvoll verstörend“, vorgetragen mit einem „ätherischen Sopran“.[6] Sie selbst sah die Zuordnung „R’n’B“ 2019 in einem Interview kritisch, da dies meist allein aufgrund ihrer dunklen Hautfarbe geschehe und „schlampiger Journalismus“ sei.[3]



  • 2014: LP1
  • 2019: Magdalene


  • 2022: Caprisongs


  • 2012: EP1
  • 2013: EP2
  • 2015: M3LL155X


  • 2013: Water Me
  • 2014: FKA x inc.
  • 2014: Two Weeks
  • 2014: Pendulum
  • 2014: Give Up
  • 2014: Video Girl
  • 2016: Good to Love
  • 2019: Cellophane
  • 2019: Holy Terrain (feat. Future)
  • 2019: Home with You
  • 2020: Ego Death (Ty Dolla Sign feat. Kanye West, FKA Twigs & Skrillex)
  • 2021: Tears in the Club (feat. The Weeknd)
  • 2022: Killer


  • 2012: Hide
  • 2012: Ache
  • 2012: Breathe
  • 2012: Weak Spot
  • 2013: How’s That
  • 2013: Water Me
  • 2013: Papi Pacify
  • 2014: FKA x Inc.
  • 2014: Two Weeks
  • 2014: Video Girl
  • 2015: Pendulum
  • 2015: Glass & Patron
  • 2015: M3LL155X
  • 2016: Good to Love
  • 2019: Cellophane
  • 2019: Holy Terrain
  • 2019: Home with You


Commons: FKA Twigs – Sammlung von Bildern, Videos und Audiodateien


  1. a b c Chartquellen: DE AT CH UK US
  2. Auszeichnungen für Musikverkäufe: UK
  3. a b c Christoph Dallach: „Ich definiere mich als Punk“. Interview. In: Zeitmagazin Nr. 42/2019. 9. Oktober 2019, abgerufen am 11. Oktober 2019.
  4. a b c Allmusic, siehe Weblinks.
  5. a b c Paul Lester: FKA twigs (No 1,569) – So, so amazing ethereal dubstep pop from Gloucestershire. The Guardian, 6. August 2013, abgerufen am 11. Oktober 2019 (englisch).
  6. a b c Arno Frank: Er hat den Rhythmus, sie hat den Blues. Die Zeit, 24. Juli 2014, abgerufen am 11. Oktober 2019.
  7. What does 'FKA Twigs' really mean? Seattle Times, 18. November 2014, archiviert vom Original; abgerufen am 17. August 2015 (englisch).
  8. fka twigs: future shock. Dazed, 19. Juni 2014, abgerufen am 17. August 2015 (englisch).
  9. Christian Werthschulte: FKA Twigs strebt nach Transzendenz. Die Tageszeitung, 25. Juli 2014, abgerufen am 11. Oktober 2019.
  10. „Twilight“-Star Robert Pattinson trennt sich von FKA Twigs., abgerufen am 12. Oktober 2017.
  11. Taryn Ryder: Robert Pattinson Is Engaged to FKA twigs (for Real This Time) (Memento vom 9. April 2015 im Internet Archive). In:, 2. April 2015, abgerufen am 10. Oktober 2019.
  12. a b Zeit-Magazin Nr. 42, 10. Oktober 2019, S. 20.
  13. Zeit-Magazin Nr. 42, 10. Oktober 2019, S. 1.
  14. Philipp Krohn: Der Sound einer Dekade, in: Frankfurter Allgemeine Woche Nr. 49, 29. November 2019, S. 51.
  15. Chuck Arnold: Grammy salute ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ proves nothing compares 2 Prince. In: 21. April 2020, abgerufen am 15. Mai 2020 (englisch).
  16. admin: The Best Moments From ‘Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute To Prince’ [Videos]. In: 21. April 2020, abgerufen am 15. Mai 2020 (englisch).
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