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Lenka - Lenka (2008) CD + Bonus DVD

Posted By : Designol | Date : 23 Jan 2011 21:16:24 | Comments : 2 |
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Lenka - Lenka (2008)
EAC | FLAC | Image+Cue+Log+Scans ~ 270 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 320kbps ~ 90 Mb (incl 5%)
Bonus DVD (ISO) ~1065 Mb (incl 5%) | Artworks ~ 64 mb
Genre: Pop Rock, Folk Pop | Label: Epic | # 88697571222 | Time: 00:38:41


”Lenka” is the self-titled debut album by Australian singer/songwriter Lenka. It was released 23 September, 2008 through Epic Records. This is Lenka's first solo album after having been a member of the group Decoder Ring.


Those looking to satisfy a sweet-toothed craving for pop music should sink their teeth into this debut, which introduces Lenka as one of 2008's strongest newcomers. Horns, cellos, violas, keyboards, and vibraphones share equal space here, creating a sound that's at once lushly elegant and bubbly commercial. Having already cut her teeth with the Decoder Ring, Lenka now asserts herself as a competent vocalist and songwriter, penning three of the album's tracks while co-writing the remaining eight. "The Show," "Bring Me Down," and "Trouble Is a Friend" all brim with the cleverly crafted hooks of a Max Martin composition, and Lenka's fondness for internal rhyme helps tighten her phrases into concentrated balls of pop melody. The results are pure radio gold, perhaps alarmingly so, but Lenka's voice helps bring a sense of playfulness to what might otherwise be an exercise in all too perfect pop music. Singing in her endearing Australian accent, she shifts between the breathy sighs of "Don't Let Me Fall" and the measured, innocent confidence of "Like a Song." Quiet piano chords and a sparse trumpet riff provide the instrumental backing for the latter tune, and "Like a Song" shows that Lenka still shines when the thick instrumental padding is stripped away, making this candy-coated debut that much sweeter.


Biography
Taking a break from her duties as vocalist and keyboardist for Australia's Decoder Ring, songwriter Lenka Kripac relocated to Los Angeles and began crafting eclectic, atmospheric pop songs under her forename. Her solo material took its cues from artists like Jem and Björk, with Lenka pitting her breathy vocals against landscapes of electronic drumbeats, horns, and twinkling piano. A former child actor who studied under Cate Blanchett, she also brought a sense of theatricality to her music, and Epic Records brought her aboard the label's roster in late 2007. Lenka decamped to the East Coast to record her debut album in Woodstock, NY, with artists like Howie Day and Missy Higgins stopping by for quick cameos. She then settled in Los Angeles, where she played frequent shows at the intimate Hotel Café before her self-titled album, Lenka, arrived in September 2008.

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Tracklist:


CD
1. "The Show" (Lenka, Jason Reeves) – 3:56
2."Bring Me Down" (Stuart Brawley, Lenka) – 3:29
3. "Skipalong" (Michael Kevin Farrell, Lenka) – 3:53
4. "Don't Let Me Fall" (Lenka, Thomas Salter) – 2:51
5. "Anything I'm Not" (Lenka) – 3:18
6. "Knock Knock" (Kevin Griffin, Lenka) – 3:41
7. "Dangerous and Sweet" (Dan Burns, Lenka, Billy Mohler) – 3:32
8. "Trouble Is a Friend" (Lenka, Salter) – 3:36
9. "Live Like You're Dying" (Lenka) – 3:49
10. "Like a Song" (Lenka) – 3:20
11. "We Will Not Grow Old" (Burns, Lenka, Mohler) – 3:18

Bonus DVD
Audio:
1. “All my bells are ringing”
2. “Trouble Is a Friend” (RAC Maury Mix)
3. “Don’t let me fall (The Glass Rem remix)
Video:
1. The show (New)
2. The show (Original)
3. Trouble is my friend (Original)
4. Don’t let me fall – Woodstock video
5. Lenka in Montreal working on the album








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Posted By: tbmusic Date: 25 Jan 2011 00:12:43
thanks
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Thank you so much.