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Loney Dear

Evidently, lightning does, actually, strike double. In a similar method that indie chamber folk auteur Jens Lekman was found out — his homemade CD-Rs dropping into the correct hands — Lekman’s Swedish compatriot Emil Svanängen finished up authorized to a well known American indie label when somebody in Sub Pop’s Seattle offices occurred upon the talented vocalist/songwriter’s early homemade discs through the web. Hailing from the tiny town of Jonkoping, Sweden, Svanängen 1st began documenting homemade, overdubbed tapes of sensitive, folkish indie pop (with tones of works like Belle & Sebastian, Natural Milk Hotel, as well as the Magnetic Areas) in the first 2000s. As Loney, Dear, Svanängen self-released three homemade CD-Rs through his site: River Fontana Redux, Citadel Music group, and Solange. As hype created through MP3 sites and other fresh press manifestations, Sub Pop offered Svanängen a get in touch with in 2006. The first genuine Loney, Dear recording, Loney, Noir, premiered in early 2007, as Svanängen come up with a full-band lineup of the group for his 1st worldwide tour. Dear John found its way to 2009, accompanied by Hall Music in 2011, the last mentioned of which discovered the multi-instrumentalist mining a lot more ornate instrumentation, motivated by recent travels with several orchestras in Sweden.

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