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David Harvey Presents....songwriter night
Brad Colerick CD Release Show
Sounds Like: The Bangles, Dusty Springfield, The Pretenders, Suzanne Vega, Laura Nyro
Label: Ragazza Music
Manager: Ragazza Music
Bio: Her style has been described as “beatnik cool,” “pop-noir,” and “slightlydelic pop jangle,” and has evoked comparisons to artists like Aimee Mann, Lucinda Williams and Jackie DeShannon. The LA Weekly recently cited her as “one of this city’s smartest and catchiest pop songwriters.”
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“Anny Celsi is one of this city's smartest and catchiest pop songwriters but, as is the case with so many talented musicians, she's far more popular in Europe than in her hometown. She might even be too clever for her own good, adapting the lyrics of such early songs as "'Twas Her Hunger Brought Me Down" from a Theodore Dreiser novel and combining them with jangling power-pop melodies. On her latest album, January, Celsi revels in the simple pleasures of new friends and British record stores ("Travelogue"), hidden natural wonders ("Citybird") and the hope of romance ("Kaleidoscope Heart"). Love isn't always easy to find with "Ghosts in the Room," but she imbues sad, spare ballads like "Oh Baby, Is the Circus Back in Town?" with contemplative lyrics and intimately affecting vocals.”
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Ask Anny Celsi anything...
Q: What kind of acoustic guitar do you play ? Also, found you thanks to Laurie Biagini & really love your music. Bill Puckett Orange Park, Florida
A: Hi Bill - on tours and at gigs I usually play that concert-sized '94 Taylor you see in the pic. At home, and sometimes recording, I have a sweet little '64 Gibson, previously owned by the late Duane Jarvis. I also have a 62 reissue Telecaster, but I don't often get to play electric. Thanks for asking!
Asked by Bill Puckett. Answered on Fri Oct 24 2014All Questions