Solveig Slettahjell

Domestic Songs - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9017-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 90172 9
  • German Release: 28/09/2007
  • Genre: Vocal Jazz, Norwegian Jazz

„Die 36-Jährige zelebriert die Kunst entschleunigter Intimität, welt-
entrückter Nachdenklichkeit“

No longer available – out of print

Solveig Slettahjell recorded her new album in her living room - a home for her songs. Good to see you! Come on in and make yourself at home. Solveig Slettahjell’s new album is an invitation. An invitation to come closer, to linger, to let mind and soul catch up. The name of the album, Domestic Songs has a literal dimension. The CD was created in her living room, at her very own piano. The result – a kind of 21st century chamber music – continues in the tradition of the previous Slow Motion Quintet albums, which received an overwhelming response from audience and reviewers alike. Concerto said about “Good Rain” (ACT 9713-2): “Modern, pop and beautiful. The Norwegian Quintet touches me in a wide-open, lively, loving, poetic, oblique, melancholy and balladesque way”, while the WELT was impressed by a unique quality in the Norwegian’s sing...

line up

Solveig Slettahjell – vocals, piano
Sjur Miljeteig - trumpet , vocals
Peder Kjellsby - harmonium, glockenspiel, guitar, percussion
Jo Berger Myhre - bass
Per Oddvar Johansen - drums
Olav Slettahjell - vocals (Oh, Sweetly)

Recording Information

Recorded by Sjur Miljeteig and Peder Kjellsby at Solveigs's Place, February 1 - 10, 2007
Mixed by Sjur Miljeteig and Peder Kjellsby at Sjur's Place, February 19 - 25, 2007 and May 12 - 13, 2007
Mastered by Giert Clausen at Fersk Lyd with Knut Vaernes
Produced by Sjur Miljeteig and Peder Kjellsby