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  • Anna Ternheim Anna Ternheim
    Saturday, December 8, 2007

    I'm kind of trying to form a decision about how I feel about Swedish singer Anna Ternheim. She's rather well-received and respected in Europe, so this little 5-song EP really serves to introduce we Americans to her, and while it's not a mixed bag, I'm not quite sure it fully illustrates what she's about. She sings pretty, and her songs are dark and a little bit melancholy and well-produced. I don't care for the cover of "China Girl," though; doing a Cat Power-style strip-down cover doesn't really work for this song. But there are some other songs found here that I like, most notably the haunting "Lovers Dream" and the melancholy rocker "Today is a Good Day." Okay, "I'll Follow You Tonight" kind of brings a bit of a tear to my heart, because it's just so irresistibly pretty. Maybe Anna Ternhiem serves Anna better than I initially thought. This is a pretty EP, yes, and I do hope to hear more from her soon.

    Listen To: I'll Follow You Tonight

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