HYVONEN, FRIDA - SILENCE IS WILD

Having come out of a year of isolation, Frida Hyvönen paired up once again with Swedish producer Jari Haapalainen in Stockholm''s famous Atlantis studio and made her second full-length Silence Is Wild - due November 4th, 2008 on Secretly Canadian.Whereas Hyvönen''s 2006 debut Until Death Comes was lean and percussive with her distinctive oompah-styled piano and direct lyrics, Silence Is Wild stretches her voice across lush arrangements of piano, strings, choirs, and synths. Piano-based antecedents and contemporaries such as Carole King, Jerry Lee Lewis, Plush, and Antony and the Johnsons generally feel like appropriate touchstones for discussing the Swedish singer-songwriter''s recorded work. Lyrically, however, Hyvönen is in more open waters, as she forges her own stylistic path as a songwriter. On Silence is Wild, Hyvönen continues to take an utterly modern approach to classic songwriting forms: blending the confessional with the fictional; mixing wit with a sexuality that shifts from the refined to the raw; all the while using language which dances effortlessly between the timeless and the contemporary, referencing high art and pop culture in a transcendent manner which masterfully put Hyvönen at the top of a new international class of singer-songwriters. TRACKLISTING: 01. DIRTY DANCING 02. ENEMY WITHIN 03. HIGHWAY 2 U 04. LONDON! 05. MY COUSIN 06. SCIENCE 07. SCANDINAVIAN BLONDE 08. DECEMBER 09. BIRDS 10. PONY 11. SIC TRANSIT GLORIA 12. OH SHANGHAI 13. WHY DO YOU LOVE ME SO MUCH

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ArtistHYVONEN, FRIDA Release date2008-11-14 Item no81385 Product groupVinyl MediaLP Record labelSecretly Canadian GenreAlternative Pop ConditionNew, unplayed AvailabilityIn stock Delivery1-3 Days
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