World Cafe Next: Leif Vollebekk : World Cafe After trying on other artists' styles, the Canadian songwriter has found his own remarkable voice. Hear two songs.
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World Cafe Next: Leif Vollebekk

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World Cafe Next: Leif Vollebekk

World Cafe Next: Leif Vollebekk

World Cafe Next: Leif Vollebekk

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  • "Elegy"
  • "All Night Sedans"

Leif Vollebekk, a singer-songwriter from Montreal, is preparing to release the new album Twin Solitude after a period of extensive touring, including some time soaking in the music scene in Reykjavik, Iceland. Just before this album, Vollebekk put out an EP of covers; he feels he has found his songwriting voice after trying on other artists' styles. Hear two songs from Twin Solitude in the player above.

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