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Sondre Lerche

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 We’re happy to announce that Stereogum is presenting the premiere of the brand new If Only video, directed by Celia Rowlson-Hall. You can see it here:http://stereogum.com/archives/video/ne...
posted 6 years ago
Strength Through Unity: A Brooklyn Benefit for Haiti with Ted Leo / The
Wrens / Michael Showalter / Eugene Mirman / Todd Barry / Sondre Lerche
/ and many moreWednesday, Jan 27, 2010 6:00 PM EST (6:0...
posted 6 years ago
This time it’s Velferd’s epic remix of I Cannot Let You Go.
Velferd is the side project of Geir from happening Bergen group The New
Wine, who are releasing an anticipated debut album this year while...
posted 6 years ago
Hey, Sondre fans! Check out this smokin’ new dubby ’80s remix of “Easy To Persuade” from the Heartbeat Radio album, by Major 7 & The Minors (out of Bergen, Norway). You can hear it on the Major 7 & T...
posted 6 years ago
Sondre Lerche Covers Animal Collective (Stereogum.com)Click over to Stereogum.com for a special holiday gift: a free MP3 from Sondre, covering his favorite song of the year, Animal Collective's "Bluis...
posted 6 years ago
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biography
"There's a tendency in our time, subscribing to the idea that anything 'authentic' or 'honest' is automatically good," says Sondre Lerche. "I find that depressing. You have to actually create something. There has to be a process. I try to avoid just singing my diary over a couple of chords."

Fighting words? Not quite. Lerche, an award-winning singer-songwriter, newly minted Hollywood go-to man and frequent sighting on critics' year-end "best albums" lists, simply believes there's a lot of work that goes into crafting a song. Heartbeat Radio, his fifth studio album and first for Rounder Records, is proof that good art needs time, thought and careful construction. It is a "generous" album (his words), and a summation of everything Lerche has learned over the last decade of making music.

"The records I make seem to be a reaction to the record I did before," says the Brooklyn musician, who was born and raised in Norway and returned there to record Heartbeat. "My last few records were recorded with my backing band, Faces Down, almost live off the floor. And those were a reaction to my first records, which were more studio affairs. On this album, I wanted both: I wanted the phys... (+) expand
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marcares (level 31) wrote:
Greetings Sondre.
4 months ago
alphipilly (level 8) wrote:
This song is great because it using musical conventions in the most appropriate ways.
6 years ago
Jeheshuaz (level 1) wrote:
...just had to hear again before leaving. It's great.
6 years ago
Jeheshuaz (level 1) wrote:
I agree w/Simpie, It makes me smile...while my fingers and toes alternate in tapping along with the beat.
6 years ago
Simpie (level 17) wrote:
Everything about this song makes me smile <3

Sondre Lerche, you are such an inspiring musician <3
6 years ago
mensonfamily (level 6) wrote:
you're music is refreshing thanx for that !
6 years ago
renlucy (level 2) wrote:
loooove Sondre Lerche !
6 years ago
vegetable (level 8) wrote:
i love your songs! i'm just really sorry i hadn't discovered them earlier
6 years ago
drablos (level 42) wrote:
Nydelig melodi, takk skal du ha !
(mektig avsluttning med det orkesteret btw.)
6 years ago
zenfira (level 36) wrote:
Like Lazenby is a wonderful track! Will be back with more hearts!
6 years ago
arancia (level 7) wrote:
one of my favourite musicians ever ♥ :)
x
6 years ago
terjeh (level 12) wrote:
Great to see you here!
Keep shining!
Terje
(Nu Skiffle Brigade)
6 years ago
rileyb (level 1) wrote:
I'm from the states but i saw you in tjøme. You killed it! A pretty small and intimate setting but i loved it.
6 years ago
Cirque (level 9) wrote:
Oh my God! You are one of the reasons for a Norwegian person to be proud of the beautiful country that contains great people! I'm surprised to see you here, to be honest. But it's great that you are!
Keep on rocking!
6 years ago
Sondre Lerche wrote:
Additional European dates added to T61. See http://www.sondrelerche.com for complete list.
6 years ago
gingerbeardman (level 12) wrote:
Really looking forward to tonight's gig! Excited.
6 years ago
sphy (level 16) wrote:
I love you, your concerts, your CDs, and your t-shirts. I also love how you posted the Two Way Monologue live recording. It's time to max heart again xD Thank you! <3
6 years ago
kalach (level 11) wrote:
Two Way Monologue
really nice trackey.
tx.
6 years ago
Vetro (level 16) wrote:
I love your sound and the texts, well the texts are so true .
6 years ago
ariellibelly (level 11) wrote:
I heard you on Morning Becomes Eclectic and you rocked it!
6 years ago
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