now playing: anna ternheim:: live at the bowery ballroom::: may 8th, 2008
    • THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2008

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    photos by Elana Yakubov. See more photos HERE.

    The musical equivalent of peeling the accentuated flesh away from the fundamental bone that lay beneath, this devastatingly simple performance from Swedish singer/songwriter Anna Ternheim reveals the true art behind going it alone. These are not the tightly engineered tracks of excellent new disc Halfway to Fivepoints (Decca). This is a performance of a much more poignant nature. Acoustic guitar, piano, and voice are all Anna needs to craft haunting, human stories that unfold at a slow and elegant pace. Her approach might be humble. But the sentiment and emotion behind the everyday characters that inhabit her songs are not. – David Pitz

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    VIDEO: Anna Ternheim:: “Live at the Bowery Ballroom” - New York, NY

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