Thursday, July 31, 2008

Ane Brun to tour US in support of new effort

Norwegian Songstress Ane Brun Releases Her Sophomore US Release On “Changing Of The Seasons” On Cheap Lullaby Records On October 14th

After wowing stateside critics and fans with her US debut “A Temporary Dive” in 2006, Ane returns to the states for a string of tour dates starting off at this years CMJ

Singer, songwriter, guitarist and vocalist, Ane Brun, hails from Norway but makes her home in Stockholm. She started her indie label DetErMine Records together with The Tiny´s lead singer Ellekari Larsson in 2002 where she released her Scanadvian debut “Spending Time with Morgan”. The album was subsequently released all over Europe to rave reviews and was nominated for the Swedish Independent Music awards “Manifest” in 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” 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, and second US release ”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).

US Tour dates:
10:22- The Living Room-New York, NY
10.24- Iota Club and Café- Arlington, VA
10.25- Attucks Theatre- Norfolk, VA
10.28- Café Du Nord- San Fransico, CA
10.30- Hotel Café- Los Angeles, CA
11.01- Schubas Tavern- Chicago, IL

More to come....


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