Eleni Mandell was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently, talking to guest host Andy Borowitz about her new album, "Let's Fly a Kite." She also told us about her 3-year-old son's love of classic country music and her love of eggs. Find out what else she's a fan of!
Eleni Mandell performs live and talks about her new album, “Let’s Fly a Kite.” When she was on a tour with Nick Lowe, Eleni became friends with Nick's producer Neil Brockbank and they agreed to make this album together. It includes two-steps, waltzes and weepers inspired from years past.
Eleni Mandell is performing at the Saint in Asbury Park, NJ, January 28, and at Mercury Lounge in NY on January 30.
Over six albums, Eleni Mandell has crafted sultry, urban folk songs from reliable raw materials like jazz, Nashville, and the music of Tom Waits. On her latest record, "Artificial Fire," the L.A.-based songwriter set out to explore lost love and her "inner teenager." The result: one of her best albums ...
The new U2 album recalls some of the group’s classic recordings. But skeptics are asking how often one band can return to the basics. In another Soundcheck Smackdown, we debate "No Line on the Horizon." Plus: the sultry and eerie songs of singer-songwriter Eleni Mandell, live in our studio.
Over the years she's bounced from jazz, to country, to torchy pop, to hard-edged rock n'roll. In every genre, she's a master at crafting perfect break-up anthems and not-so-lovey-dovey love songs. Kurt talks with Mandell about her new record, Artificial Fire. And Mandell and her band ...
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