Album Review: From Here to Here EP by Sofie Livebrant


Album Name: From Here to Here EP
Artist: Sofie Livebrant
Year/Label: 2010/Playground

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Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds

Really like this. Seems like I’ve been getting a lot of male-dominated shouty rock material lately. So this is a welcome reprieve.

Sofie Livebrant is Swedish (no wonder I like her). Her website is in Swedish, but if you have Chrome it will translate it if you like. I should note, she sings in English.

Her voice is soft and sweet and it matches the piano-based lullaby-type music well. There are also some nice backing vocals that add to the sleepy effect. (From Here to Here and Helicopter most noticeably)

Mandy and Wanted both has a little twang to them and are a little more upbeat. But I still wouldn’t call it country. She has a nice lilt to her voice that shows on Mandy in particular. Some nice strings on Wanted as well (fiddle, I believe).

Really nice stuff by yet another good Scandinavian artist.

Track Listing
1. From Here to Here
2. Mandy
3. Helicopter
4. Wanted
5. Honey
6. No 976 Death is a Dialogue

[Sofie Livebrant Official Site]


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2 comments for “Album Review: From Here to Here EP by Sofie Livebrant

  1. Anna
    July 8, 2010 at 11:35 am

    She is cool.

  2. Barb Krost
    October 31, 2012 at 8:42 pm

    Just heard So Easy @ Starbucks. Wow! Had to look her up. Wonderful sounds, and to use such wonderful words.

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