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Keren Ann Keren Ann

Entertainment Weekly: "[A] coiled soft-rock song cycle about love's wreckage....[The album] echoes pastoral '60s and '70s psychedelia." -- Grade: A-
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CD Details

  • Released: May 8, 2007
  • Originally Released: 2007
  • Label: Blue Note Records

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - p.94
3 stars out of 5 -- "Keren Ann is a languorous Parisian chanteuse with a throaty soprano..."
Spin - p.84
3 stars out of 5 -- "[Her] sad-eyed folk-pop ballads hit the brain's late-night pleasure spot..."
Entertainment Weekly - p.84
"[A] coiled soft-rock song cycle about love's wreckage....[The album] echoes pastoral '60s and '70s psychedelia." -- Grade: A-
Uncut - p.106
3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] distorted vocals and squawls of feedback which hint at something quite woozy and Velvet Underground-ish, but grounded in admirable songwriting."
CMJ - p.44
"[A] stunner, an eclectic group of lo-fi symphonic pop songs that layer acoustic and electric guitars, piano, brass and snares over her inimitable ashy satin alto."
Q (Magazine) - p.74
Ranked #41 in Q's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2007" -- "[B]eautifully sparse songs..."

Tracks:

  • 1.It's All a Lie
  • 2.Lay Your Head Down
  • 3.In Your Back
  • 4.The Harder Ships of the World
  • 5.It Ain't No Crime
  • 6.Where No Endings End
  • 7.Liberty
  • 8.Between the Flatland and the Caspian Sea
  • 9.Caspia

Product Description:

Personnel: Keren Ann (vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano, programming); Keren Ann (bass instrument); Thomas Semence (guitar, bass instrument); Bjarki Gunnarsson, Sigurdur Bjarki Gunnarsson (cello); Magic Malik (flute); Albin de la Simone (Hammond b-3 organ); Laurent Vernerey (bass instrument); David Maruin (percussion); Bardi J¢hannsson (programming, unknown instrument); Ragnheidur, Arnbjorg, Gudrudur, Halldora (background vocals); Karen Brunon (violin, strings); Roland Hartwell (violin); Christophe Morin (cello, strings); Avishai Cohen (trumpet); Dadi Birgisson (piano); David Maurin, R‚gis Ceccarelli (drums).
Audio Mixer: Joe Barresi.
Photographer: Jean Baptiste Mondino.

Product Info

  • UPC: 094638510321
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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