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With a name like Emiliani Torrini, you wouldn’t expect this artist to be Icelandic, but she is (her father is Italian and her mother is from Iceland). There’s something about much of Torrini’s music that exudes a kind of remote, chilly, and moody vibe. Torrini’s voice is consistently fragile, hardly more than a mere whisper at times; she recalls Bon Iver more than she does her female Icelandic compatriot Bjork. With a simple, unadorned arrangement of spare guitars, airy drumming, and delicate vocal expression, Torrini flutters between Bon Iver’s school of alone-in-the-woods, sublimely heartachey, quasi-folk (“Fireheads,” “Birds,” “Beggar’s Prayer”), a slight jazzy tone (“Ha Ha,” “Hold Heart”), and a downtempo, Portishead-flavored  hip-ness (“Heard it all Before,” “Gun,” “Dead Duck”).  Her breathless, sometimes child-like intonation could get tiresome, were it not for bolder, playful tracks that pick up the mood and the pace: “Me and Armini” is a lulling, reggae rhythm tune; “Big Jumps” is a sweetly innocent, buoyant confection;  and “Jungle Drum” is a mischievous, gleeful little number that will have you dancing around the kitchen.

Customer Reviews

My Fingertips Go 'Round and...

This is a great album. On the surface it is light and easy, but after a couple of listens it becomes a mot more dense and complex. "Dead Duck" is my fave, though there are many other great songs here. The production is top-notch. Ms. Torrini has a great voice and interpretive skills, playing with phrases wonderfully. Well worth the listen. Grade A stuff. I want to see her first album, "Love In the Time Of Science" (prod. by R.Orzabal from Tears for Fears), available here. It's a fantastic record.

Good Album

Emiliana Torrini nevers stops to amaze me. This album is so soothing and just as good as her last one. Stand out songs to me are: 'Me and Armini' and 'Birds'. Good album.

So pleasing to listen to her voice

Emiliana Torrini has a voice that can make the birds sing. Just as one drinks water only when thirsty, you listen to Ms. Torrini only when there is time to really listen to her voice and message. She sings with a sort of quasi sigh that sounds a little bit lazy but in an instant can turn somewhat joyful and almost celebratory. If you are inclined to cross the line into electronic, listen to her vocals on 'Until the Morning' on Thievery Corporation's 'Babylon Rewound'. By the way Jud, I'd like to recommend that you no longer review albums. You traveled all the way to Japan for...what? You're a jackass.


Born: May 16, 1977 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

An Icelandic singer/songwriter whose music embraces elements of folk, electronica, pop/rock, and trip-hop, Emilíana Torrini has earned favorable comparisons to such vocally gifted artists as Beth Hirsch, Kirsty Hawkshaw, and Björk. Torrini was raised in Kópavogur, where she worked at her father's Italian restaurant and attended opera school as a teenager. After releasing three albums in her native Iceland (Spoon, Crouçie D'où Là, and Merman), she joined forces with Tears for Fears' Roland Orzabal...
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