Brun, Ane / It All Starts With One
Album: It All Starts With One   Collection:General
Artist:Brun, Ane   Added:Apr 2012
Label:Pias America  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2012-06-16 Pull Date: 2012-08-19
Week Ending: Aug 12 Jul 29 Jul 15 Jul 1 Jun 24
Airplays: 1 2 2 2 1

Recent Airplay
1. Jan 02, 2013: Meow After Midnight: The Best Of 2012
These Days
4. Jul 26, 2012: The conscious Soul
Do You Remember, Worship
2. Aug 09, 2012: The Conscious SOul
Lifeline, Do You Remember
5. Jul 13, 2012: The Songsmith Show
Do You Remember
3. Jul 26, 2012: A Mind Redefined
The Light From One, Worship
6. Jul 12, 2012: The conscious Soul
Worship, These Days

Album Review
Deniz Cebenoyan
Reviewed 2012-06-10
Ane Brun / “It All Starts With One” / Pias America

Impressive Scandinavian vocalist - even if you don’t like the style, the vocals are very strong, she’s definitely a singer first. Signature eerie vocals, piercing, chilling, often mid-upper register. Lovely moody pieces, often with just piano, minimal guitar, or synth backing the vocals. Sounds range from minimal folk, to downtempo, to the occasional upbeat track (really just #4). Some sound a bit similar, at least in the first couple of listens. Lots of sparse, contemplative pieces - not for those with poppier shows.

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Favorites: 1, 3, 4, 9
Individual tracks reviewed inside.

1. * 4:38 Organ, gentle vocals, echoey, evokes nighttime. Sad but nice.
2. 4:25 Sparse, eerie folksier feel. Occasional harmonies, mostly minimal, some strings.
3. * 6:00 Features Jose Gonzalez. Acoustic guitar, moody soundbed. Different melody intertwined, not sure it really fits, but song is nice in general.
4. * 3:12 Midtempo, tribal-ish beat/feel, vaguely upbeat - a nice change.
5. 4:36 Piano, slow beat, eerie, pretty.
6. 3:04 Sparse guitar/background, mostly vocals, slow, minimal, pretty.
7. 3:19 Mid piano tempo, kinda Regina Spektor-ish, quirky, dramatic.
8. 5:21 Downtempo, piano sounds a bit cheesy/dramatic at times, but I actually like it. Nice “oohs”, but super sad sound, like someone-may-have-died sad.
9. * 4:18 Strummed guitar, folksy sparrow-like vocals, sweet, longing.
10. 6:31 Echoey piano, sparse sound, builds a bit, kind of plain but nice.
Deniz Cebenoyan

Track Listing
1. These Days   6. Lifeline
2. Words   7. One
3. Worship   8. The Light From One
4. Do You Remember   9. Oh Love
5. What's Happening With You And Him   10. Undertow