Album Name: From Here to Here EP
Artist: Sofie Livebrant
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.
1. From Here to Here
6. No 976 Death is a Dialogue
[Sofie Livebrant Official Site]
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