Live At Berwaldhallen Ane Brun, The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra & Hans Ek
- 1The Opening03:57
- 2Shape of a Heart 04:01
- 3What´s Happening With You And Him 04:26
- 4Lamento della Ninfa / Oh Love06:04
- 5Sonnet 138: When My Love Swears That He Is Made of Truth04:02
- 7Alfonsina y el Mar04:39
- 9The Light From One06:32
- 10Directions 03:49
- 11Black Notebook04:09
- 13To Let Myself Go 04:42
- 15This Voice04:09
Info for Live At Berwaldhallen
Last year’s Leave me Breathless caught Norwegian-born songwriter Ane Brun deliver a covers album that referenced the end of a love affair – from Nick Cave’s Into My Arms to Radiohead’s How to Disappear Completely, she grasped the mood.
Emotional issues take time to process, of course, and so rather than follow that album with a batch of original, insightful heartbreakers, Brun instead sifts through her back catalogue in the august presence of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and conductor Hans Ek (arranger/orchestrator for movies such as Let the Right One In, and In a Better World). Brun has a smart collection of songs to draw from, and with such svelte musical accompaniment further enhances the emotional range of original material like Shape of a Heart, To Let Myself Go and Undertow.
Yet again through cover versions, however, Brun reveals a form of responsive solace, and via such diverse people as Björk (Joga), Beyoncé (Halo) and Shakespeare (Sonnet 138: When My Love Swears She is Full of Truth) allows different voices to ease the listener into the depths of her despair. Enjoy!
Ane Brun, vocals
The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Hans Ek, conductor
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 Tinys leadsinger Ellekari Larsson in 2002. Since then she has started her own Balloon Ranger Recordings, as DetErMine now is an artist collective.
Her debut album "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 Frberg, 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 first albums, but this time dressed up in new arrangements for strings.
Ane's fifth album, and third studio album, "Changing of the Seasons" was first released in 2008. The album was produced by Valgeir Sigurdsson (Bjrk, Mm, Bonnie Prince Billy, Coco Rosie, Maps, and more).
"Sketches", an acoustic version of the same album was released 2009.
Ane's first live DVD "Ane Brun live at Stockholm Concert Hall" was released 2009. It consists of a live cd and a live DVD. The concert took place in Stockholm in October 2008.
This album contains no booklet.