Her debut album, A Temporary Dive, was released via V2 earlier this spring and features appearances from Ron Sexsmith (he's in her video for "Song No. 6"), Teitur, and Syd Matters. The brooding songbook of cinematic daydreams and late-night reflections evokes a natural loveliness. It suggest a fine mist of wavering passion that shimmers in songs such as the acoustic ballad "My Lover Will Go" and the ivory-tickled "This Voice," echoing classic sounds of '70s female singers. In 2006, such earnestness should not go unnoticed, so prepare to fall in love with Stockholm's Ane Brun. Rootsy, didgeridoo-packing Aussie surfer-singer-songwriter Xavier Rudd opens.
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