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Keren Ann - Summer Residency - 6/20
at City Winery New York City
Singer-songwriter, composer, sound designer and producer Keren Ann Zeidel has released six solo albums up to date "101" (2011), "Keren Ann" (2007), "Nolita" (2005), "Not Going Anywhere" (2003), "La Disparition" (2002), "La Biographie De Luka Philipsen" (2000). She has provided diverse soundtracks including a recent original score for Eytan Fox's latest feature Yossi, and songs for TV series (Grey's Anatomy, Six Feet Under, Big Love). . Her songs are performed by many internationally acclaimed artists including Jane Birkin, Francoise Hardy, Rosa Pasos, Henri Salvador and Iggy Pop. Her first Opera Red Waters co-written with Bardi Johansson was produced by The Opera de Rouen and performed in 4 different Opera houses around France.
Writings & Recordings:
2011: "101" @ EMI / Blue Note / Parlophone (composer, writer, producer, performer)
2011: "Red Waters" Opera by Keren Ann Zeidel & Bardi Johannsson (composer, writer)
2011: "Soleil Bleu" / Sylvie Vartan @ Sony Music France (composer, writer, producer)
2010: "Thelma, Louis & Chantal" Original Soundtrack @ Sony Music France (composer, writer, producer)
2010: "Dingue"/ Emmanuelle Seigner w/ Doriand @ Sony Music France (composer, writer, producer)
2009: "La Ballade Of Lady & Bird" w/ The Icelandic Symphonic Orchestra @ EMI (composer, writer, producer, performer)
2008: "ARTE" new sound design w/Tibo Javoy (sound designer)
2006-2007: "Keren Ann" @ Metro Blue/ Blue Note U.S and EMI (composer, writer, producer, performer)
2004-2005: "Nolita" @ Metro Blue/ Blue Note U.S and EMI (composer, writer, producer, performer)
2004-2005: "The Isis Projects" with Guy Chambers and Sophie Hunter @ Sleeper Music U.K (writer)
2003: "Lady & Bird" with Bardi Johannsson @ Labels (composer, writer, producer, performer)
2003: "Not Going Anywhere" @ Capitol Records (composer, writer, producer, performer)
2002: "La Disparition" @ EMI (composer, writer, producer, performer)
2000-2001: "Chambre Avec Vue"/ Henri Salvador @ Source-Virgin France (composer, writer)
2001-2000: "La Biographie De Luka Philipsen" @ EMI (composer, writer, performer)
“101 finds her still making extraordinarily pretty music while adding growing complexity and depth to the mix.” —Philadelphia Inquirer on "101"
“101 is a calm, jazzy and hauntingly beautiful foray into the lovelorn recesses of her mind.” —BLURT on "101"
“…spectacularly produced art-pop… apocalyptically bold.” —UNCUT on "101"
“mesmerizing” —People Magazine on "101"
"She has been called a Norah Jones for Velvet Underground fans, but her insouciant cool and arch, breathy meditations on sex and mortality are equally evocative of the VU's own femme fatale-siren, Nico... Keren Ann's devoted followers may soon have to share her with a wider audience" - The Guardian on "101"
"The thing that makes Keren Ann's records so special is that you put them on and leave them on. I know no higher compliment" - Word on "101"
“Whimsical… extraordinary” – Mojo on "101"
“Upbeat and full of delicate melody and rich sonic detail” – Rolling Stone on "101"
"A compelling listen from an artist whose days as a 'best- kept secret' feel like they are coming to an end" - Record of the Day on "101"
"Remarkable. Few can manage this level of confidence and mystique. Possessed of a voice as etheral as a cloud of Gauloises smoke, she conveys both intimacy and world-weary resignation" —Brittish magazine Q on her 2007 album"Keren Ann"
"Keren Ann has the X-Factor that transcends the breathy stereotype...she continues to find ways of turning out exquisitely sultry torch-folk" —The Observer on her 2007 album"Keren Ann"
"Keren Ann reveals the assurance of a fully developed artist... Zeidel's compositions are becoming increasingly elaborate, such as the gentle, six-minute masterpiece "Liberty," which culminates in heavenly choral vocals... "—Time Out New York on her 2007 album"Keren Ann"
"Keren Ann has continued to carve out a reputation as one of the more prodigious singer-songwriters of the past decade... Her new self- titled album is another stunner."—CMJ New Music Monthly on her 2007 album"Keren Ann"