Monday, October 1, 2007

Ane Brun - the voice..

Ane Brun is a songwriter, guitarist and vocalist from Norway. Since 2000 she has lived in Stockholm, Sweden, where she started her own independent record label DetErMine Records together with The Tiny´s leadsinger Ellekari Larsson in 2002. DetErMine records soon started a Distribution and Licence-collaboration with record label V2 Music.
Her debutalbum “Spending time with morgan” got great reviews and was released all over Europe in 2003. It was nominated in the Swedish Independent music awards “Manifest” 2003. Her second album “A Temporary dive” was released in Europe in 2005 and after only 3 weeks it sold gold in her home country Norway.
In November 2005 she released “Duets” which is an album consisting of 10 duets with 10 wonderful artists. The single “lift me” with Norwegian band Madrugada became a radio favorite. The album “Duets” consists of songs feat. Teitur, Tobias Fröberg, Liv Widell, Wendy McNeill, Ron Sexsmith, Syd Matters, Tingsek, Ellekari Larsson from The Tiny, Madrugada and Lars Bygden.
The last couple of years Ane Brun has been touring all over Europe. She has visited many European festivals such as The Lowlands Festival (NL), Hultsfred (SWE), Öya, Quart, Moldejazz, Norwegian Wood (NOR). In September 05 she was supporting Keren Ann on her UK tour and at the Olympia in paris, in December 05 she was supporting act for A-HA at Wembley Arena in London.
An extended version of “A Temporary Dive” will be released in the UK and in the US in spring 2005. Ane Brun won the Norwegian Alarm Awards for Best Pop Album 2005. She also won the Norwegian Spellemannsprisen (Grammies) for Best Female Artist 2005 and the Hit of the Year 2005 together with Madrugada. She was nominated as best Norwegian Act on European MTV Music Awards 2005, best Norwegian song of the century (Norwegian National Radio) and best Swedish Female Pop Artist at the Grammis.

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