Emiliana Torrini: Iceland's Warmest Voice : World Cafe Best known for her work on the Lord of the Rings soundtrack, Torrini returns with a comparatively bare-bones record with trip-hop flourishes. She performs material from Me and Armini in a session from WXPN.
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Emiliana Torrini in Studio on World Cafe 11/18/08

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Emiliana Torrini: Iceland's Warmest Voice

Emiliana Torrini: Iceland's Warmest Voice

Emiliana Torrini in Studio on World Cafe 11/18/08

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Set List

  • "Beggar's Prayer"
  • "Big Jumps"
  • "Ha Ha"
  • "Sunny Road"

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Perhaps best known for her 1999 album Love in the Time of Science and her work in the phenomenally successful Lord of the Rings film series, Emiliana Torrini crafts delicate, soft-spoken soul- and jazz-influenced music.

Her newest album, Me and Armini, is an honest and stripped-down representation of Torrini's work, emphasizing her crisp voice with bare-bones guitars and keyboards. In a session with host David Dye, she recalls growing up in Iceland with minimal exposure to pop music, which allowed her to create her own style with a fresh approach.

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Album
Me and Armini
Artist
Emiliana Torrini
Label
Rough Trade
Released
2008

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