Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Ane Brun--Duets (2005)
Release Date-Nov 28, 2005
Genre/Style-Adult Alternative Pop/Rock
Biography-Ane Brun is a songwriter, guitarist and vocalist originally from Norway. Since 2000 she has lived in Stockholm, Sweden, where she started her own independent record label DetErMine Records together with The Tiny´s leadsinger Ellekari Larsson in 2002.
Her debutalbum “Spending time with morgan” was the first to be released on their label, and it got great reviews and was released all over Europe in 2003. It was nominated in the Swedish Independent music awards “Manifest” 2003.
Her second album “A Temporary dive” was released in Europe, the US and in Japan. The album got wonderful reviews all over the world, and it gave her a Norwegian Grammy for best Female Artist 2005. She was nominated as best Norwegian Act on European MTV Music Awards 2005, best Norwegian song of the century (Norwegian National Radio) and best Swedish Female Pop Artist at the Grammis.
In November 2005 she released “Duets” which is an album consisting of 10 duets with 10 wonderful artists. The single “lift me” with Norwegian band Madrugada became a radio favorite, and gave her another Norwegian Grammy. The album “Duets” consists of songs feat. Teitur, Tobias Fröberg, Liv Widell, Wendy McNeill, Ron Sexsmith, Syd Matters, Tingsek, Ellekari Larsson from The Tiny, Madrugada and Lars Bygden.
The last few years Ane Brun has been touring all over the world. After a tour with the DMF String Quintet, Staffan Johansson and Nina Kinert around Scandinavia in 2006, she released her first live album ”Live in Scandinavia”, winter 2007. The album is a collection of the songs from Ane’s 3 three albums, but this time dressed up in new arrangements for strings.
Ane’s fifth album, and third studio album, ”Changing of the Seasons” will be released in 2008. The album is produced by Valgeir Sigurdsson (Björk, Sigur Ros, Múm, Bonnie Prince Billy, Coco Rosie, Maps, and more).
Little lights Syd Matters feat. Ane Brun
Llft me Madrugada feat. Ane Brun
Rubber & Soul Ane Brun feat. Teitur
This Road Lars Bygdén feat. Ane Brun
Stop Ane Brun feat. Liv Widell
Across the bridge Ellekari Larsson (the Tiny) feat Ane Brun
Easier Magnus Tingsek feat. Ane Brun
Love and Misery Tobias Fröberg feat. Ane Brun
Such a common bird Wendy McNeill feat. Ane Brun
Song no.6 Ane Brun feat. Ron Sexsmith