The least I felt I could do was feature her in this column, since she is unbelievably talented and I expect her to catch on whenever she gets her ticket to travel outside of her native land. It's impossible not to point out how she shares similarities with fellow Nordic peers like Lykke Li, Frida Hyvonen and of course, Bjørk. But there's a gorgeously vulnerable crackling in Ingeborg's voice that is hard not to compare to Leslie Feist, as well as her almost jazzy inflections, which shake with perfect ease. A new album called The Zoo arrived this year, and what d'ya know, Selnes has put four of the cuts up for download free of charge on her MySpace page. It's pretty short, clocking in at 1:22, but I feel "Jingle Those Bells" is the stand out, with its sparse arrangement consisting only of Selnes' soft-as-snow, unmistakably Scandinavian accent and a fragile keyboard just barely accompanying her. Mesmerizing stuff." (www.exclaim.ca) Ingeborg and her band started focusing on writing new songs.
After touring around the country for some time, and writing new tunes, they went into Harrys Gym Studios in january 2009. Together with Bjarne Stensli, (who has worked with bands such as; Lindstrom, Harrys Gym, DeLillos, Ingid Olava and 120 days), they have now recorded a new album so close to pop-perfection, that you're not going to be able to stand still.. Read more: http://www.myspace.com/ingeborgselnes The Zoo Label: Bolibompa Records : MUSIKKOPERATØRENE AS (MO) Format: Album Released: 2008-05-05 Heartcore Label: Nightliner/Universal : UNIVERSAL MUSIC AS Format: Album Released : 2010-08-16 Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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