Anna Ternheim

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Anna TernheimAnna Ternheim is a Swedish singer, songwriter and has got many awards under her belt, reaping them with her debut ‘Somebody Outside’ (2004), ‘Separation Road’ (2006), ‘Halfway to Fivepoints’ (2008 - debut album in USA), ‘Leaving on a Mayday’ (2008). Her songs were also featured in some TV series. The latest addition, ‘The Night Visitor’, has just been freshly released. TERNHEIM’s style apart from the crossover that feels to be between Indie Rock and understated Pop to acoustic, bluesy & folk... at times reminding of JOAN BAEZ minus BAEZ’s pretensions and ultra seriousness, some sensibilities of DIDO on a less poppy appeal. All that remark apart, her vocal is very pleasant and she’s good at what she’s doing, her presence is cool, not too much in your face but pretty much strongly there. Understated classiness and intelligence come to mind too. It’s difficult to get on with your ‘to do list’ because if you’ll listen to this, you’re just gonna want to kick off your shoes, put your feet up and simply chill out. So reserve it for the time you don’t have to do anything and enjoy! Songs to give as an examples - the up-beat-ish ‘Lorelie-Marie’, ‘Ghost Of A Man’, ‘God Don’t Know’ with its whistling and the push for you to join along the refrain. ‘All Shadows’ - good depth added by the drums and in overall, interesting song in this quality release. - reflectionsofdarkness.com


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