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Begin to Hope

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Description: The style known as "anti-folk," as realized by practitioners like Ani DiFranco and Billy Bragg, is derived from a punk aesthetic, and thus tends to be spare and confrontational. But while Regina Spektor's music is anti-folk in the way it subverts the traditional coffeehouse vibe, it's less interested in rebellion and more concerned with the joy of eccentricity, melody and surprise. Begin To Hope is full of surprises, and like her promising major label debut Soviet Kitsch, it displays an easy facility with song structure that enables her to go in different--sometimes wildly off-the-wall--directions without sounding sca ... (more)
Manufacturer: Sire
Release date: 13 June 2006
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0093624411222 UPC: 093624411222
Tags: Indie (4), Piano (4), 2006 (4), Anti-folk (3), Album (3), Singer-songwriter (3), Female Vocalist (3), Alternative Rock (3), American (3), Sire Records (2), Solo Artist (2), Female Artist (2), Indie Folk (2), Alt-folk (2), Indie Pop (2), Music Mecca 21 (1), Piano Rock (1), Folk (1), M4a (1), Female (1)
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