Lenka

by Matthew C. Miller on Sep 29, 2008 at 9:23 PM
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Lenka new CD: Lenka

New, fresh and Austrailian!

Wonderful melodies and infectious lyrics.

Sounds remenicent of Frente!, Regina Spector, Erin McCarley and Marié Digby.

Check out Lenka's MySpace.
Visit her artist page at epic.

On her 2008 debut, alternative-pop artist Lenka Kripac steps out from her role in the Australian ensemble Decoder Ring to unveil a highly melodic and playful solo album. Backed by a small army of session musicians, Lenka comes across as a perky, ...    Full Descriptionradio-friendly version of peers such as Regina Spektor and Sia, as best revealed on the gleeful "Skipalong" and the vibrant "Dangerous and Sweet."

Arrangers: Stuart Brawley; David Campbell.

Audio Mixers: Joe Corcoran; John Alagia; Kevin Salem; Serban Ghenea; Jason Lader; Brian Scheuble.

Entertainment Weekly (p.95) - "[Featuring] competent, Regina Spektor-inspired vocals, dappled with strings and joie de vivre whistling..." -- Grade: B

Tracks Include:



1. The Show


2. Bring Me Down


3. Skipalong


4. Don't Let Me Fall


5. Anything I'm Not


6. Knock Knock


7. Dangerous And Sweet


8. Trouble Is A Friend


9. Live Like You're Dying


10. Like A Song


11. We Will Not Grow Old

 

Label Epic
Orig Year 2008
CD Universe Part number 7720984
Catalog number 722732
Discs 1
Release Date Sep 23, 2008
Studio/Live Studio
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Producer John Alagia; Mike Elizondo; Pierre Marchand; Stuart Brawley; Jason Lader
Engineer Fiona Brawley; Pierre Girard; Pascal Shefteshy; Brad Conrad; Pierre Marchand; John Hanes; Jason Lader; Brian Scheuble
Personnel Luis Conte - percussion
Mike Elizondo - acoustic guitar, electric guitar, Mellotron, keyboards, vibraphone, bass instrument, programming
Larry Corbett - cello
Joey Waronker
Suzie Katayama
Zac Rae - piano, keyboards
Mark Goldenberg
Joel Derouin
Brian MacLeod
Keefus Ciancia - keyboards
Pierre Marchand - accordion, bass instrument
Sean Hurley - bass instrument
Victor Indrizzo
Matt Funes - viola
John Alagia - acoustic guitar
Jason Reeves - vocals
Missy Higgins
Adam MacDougall
Jason Reeves - vocals
Josefina Vergara - violin
Armen Garabedian
Trevor Lawrence Jr.
Tereza Stanislav - strings
Stuart Brawley - vocals, piano, organ, vibraphone, timpani, bells
Aaron Sterling - drums
Roland Kato
Danny Levin - vocals, trumpet, trombone
Howie Day
Joe Corcoran - vocals, guitar, guitars, Moog synthesizer, percussion, programming
Ana Lenchantin
Paz Lenchantin
Philip Vaiman
Lester Nuby
Mario Deleon
Dan Thouin - piano, organ
Lenka - vocals, piano, keyboards, vibraphone, glockenspiel, percussion
Wes Precourt
Dave Kostiner

 


 

 

 

 

 

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